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Not currently a senior advisor and principal -- DC international advisory.
And now the newly named I'm gonna try to get his right deputy national security advisor to the new Gingrich presidential campaign.
Correct lawyer close Jonathan that I think they're too many titles and -- but yes of national security staff of the Gingrich campaign and an advisor to the campaign overall all right well congratulations on that appointment you Christian Iran.
The inspectors going in today.
Do you see them making any progress -- -- finding out exactly what Iran is doing.
Probably not the IA has been pretty good on this overall -- Jennifer Griffin's got it absolutely right the Iran -- -- playing a double game.
It'll be interesting to see what they find -- -- they do seem to uncover things as they go along with the IAEA has basically done its job already last November issuing a report.
That says Iran is working on a nuclear weapons program they've been working on one since tornado's three.
They have they're caught red handed with the nuclear weapons.
Designed Doug did it also other things that you would only do if you are pursuing -- nuclear warheads not just.
A -- nuclear energy program so now it's up to Washington decide how to react -- -- -- -- we really haven't seen anything serious out of the Obama administration in fact quite the obvious.
We're trying to talk the one country that might do some things.
Near term to at least slow down this program talk them out of doing it which is unfortunate I think so he.
You or advice.
To Newt Gingrich as a presidential Canada and your advice would be -- he.
In office in November is to launch a military I guess you'd be in office thanks -- But to launch a military strike against Iran.
-- the most important thing we need to do is start telling the truth about the threats of for Leon Panetta the Defense Secretary go up to congress last week.
And say that Iran -- we know they're working on an energy program many uranium program but not necessarily -- nuclear.
Weapons program that's just wrong the IAEA has said that is wrong the twentieth seven National Intelligence Estimate that said Iran had halted its program was wrong has been disapproved is now viewed as.
As misleading and politicized so step one is telling the truth and step two is sitting down with our allies not harping on them.
Not to defend their own interest -- and incidentally our interest but actually partnering with them talking with about how do you really set back this program and what's the real intelligence.
I hope there is enough time.
For dissent in Iran which we ought to be encouraging rather than just ignoring to actually displace this regime and I think a democratic Iran contrary to conventional wisdom.
Wouldn't want a nuclear weapons program if you look at South Africa if you look at Ukraine other countries that have gone through.
A -- and democratic transition that's the way.
To make the region safer but yeah at a minimum we certainly -- not to be harping on Israel not to not to do it it feels is necessary no it's worth noting Israel.
Has saved our neck twice in the Middle East in regard to nuclear armed dictators 1981 they struck the a -- reactor.
In Iraq where Saddam Hussein was working on the nuclear weapons program and just as recently as those seven.
Striking the Syrian reactor at -- bar which is a carbon copy of the North Korean young beyond reactor in fact it was built with the help of north Koreans.
Israel struck that and actually didn't read lead to a regional war of course that's something we ought to be prepared for early -- work that into our calculations we ought to be talking.
Not just -- the Israelis but the Turks and and other allies throughout the region.
But just what the administration is doing which is denying reality and harping on our our strongest ally I don't think is that isn't safe.
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