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Don't tonight moments that may speak volumes for US Russian relations -- present Obama at a Nuclear Security Summit in South Korea yesterday.
Raising eyebrows back at home.
When he was overheard saying this to Russian president for now to -- Cheney -- the death.
Ball early this morning the president has been seen joking about the incident during another summit in South Korea.
-- break down what it all means and why she's so concerned is KT McFarland she's a former -- pentagon spokesperson -- security analyst.
Analysts agreed on line show here KT why -- where are you concerned about the.
She should also comfortable -- Africa remark because if -- just to -- and basically giving the message to Medvedev to -- delicious campaign for reelection.
Bashing Obama bashing in the United States if this is what the president says to the Russians let's just change that students.
What -- -- to the Iranians what -- saying that the Syrians you don't go talk about stuff like this.
In advance of a negotiation now why for a couple of reasons we negotiate -- -- with the Russians.
You don't tellem an advance what you gonna do you don't give them the goodwill gesture of -- because they don't return.
Well listen is there an example of that for example how he talked about reset that relationship in the starting all over and to do that to gain some trust.
Would it take a missile shield out of Poland and Czech Republic what was the result of that goodwill gesture.
Okay you're absolutely right two years ago -- -- canceled -- Missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic supposedly because they're gonna get Russian cooperation on stopping Iran's nuclear weapons program.
Well what happened just the opposite.
The -- stiffed us at the United Nations they refuse to do any of the serious sanctions against Iran and just a few weeks ago they stiffed us again at the United Nations over sanctions to Syria.
We did that -- thing up to them that missile defense shield.
We got nothing back and I understand for the polish and Czech Republic perspective they still have not gained we have not gained their trust back because they did that without consultation they read about the Paper they -- -- -- given a heads up.
The president tried to clarify his off to Mike remarks -- this makes you feel better -- on.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- your regular sort of -- consulting where the Pentagon -- reconciling with -- if I've got bipartisan support.
And frankly the current environment.
Is not conducive.
To those kinds of -- hold consultations.
And I think it's also report to see what we've gotten since and so this is going to be his approach you have a solution for how we can be more successful with the Russians.
-- the way you do domestically Chicago style politics internationally.
Things that would you know be hard nosed about it.
Yeah this is the president has a Chicago style politics elbows out what he's dealing with congress everybody's dealing with our adversaries he -- -- -- -- his mr.
nice guy that are why we should be mr.
In dealing at home and then elbows out defending.
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Now the the other thing I think is important is our UN ambassador Susan Rice -- couple weeks ago she's disgusted.
Did Russia vetoed their condemnation Security Council condemnation of the way the Syrian president -- is murdering his own people.
So we are all what are we getting for this -- this -- Patients should adding that they were getting that in -- works and I think if you back historically where we've gotten the best deals for American negotiating with the Russians when we've been tough.
And especially over the -- so when Reagan was willing to walk away.
From the Russians.
On a missile shield deal because he wouldn't get about Star Wars that's when they came around in -- and that's only 1 -- we might know in the next four years would also be given -- teaching which politics of engine all right.
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