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Also was Iran fueling the recent wave of violence in Afghanistan.
Intelligence official saying that Tehran has ordered its undercover agents to use the -- -- -- burning sister public opinion.
Against the United States KT McFarland.
National security analysts in the anchor of Fox -- lives Defcon three.
-- money can if you could morning's -- -- this makes me wonder what's new about this but let me ask you to different -- what is Iran up to ultimately.
-- has two objectives in the region one it wants nuclear weapons and the second objective which reinforces the first is it wants to control the whole region.
From the Persian gulf.
Through the Mediterranean.
-- -- working against our interests in Iran are working against America's interest in Afghanistan that's why they accelerated their nuclear weapons program.
And they -- assassination squads to Washington DC.
Iran is a country.
That is not going to back down I think it's -- eve plan.
The administration keeps hoping that Iran is going to go to the negotiating table and negotiate away those two things.
That Iran is on the move -- what are we -- public enemy number one right along with his.
Is it news that Iran is meddling in Afghanistan still heavily doctors for awhile we thought it for awhile but now we have some evidence and it's not dissimilar to what Iran -- with Iraq.
Iran is stirring the pot is stirring the pot.
In Iraq it's stirring the pot Afghanistan it realizes we're on our way out of Afghanistan.
And it wants to be the dominant power in that entire region.
That brings us to a question because general John Allen senior -- commander Brian is he's run the war there.
He said our sense is that Iran could actually do more if they chose to.
So are we helpless to its influence.
-- -- -- No real.
And rhyme is you know as a country that we have a lot of leverage ever but we're not using that we're talking about for example sanctions sanctions that are gonna cripple Iran's economy.
-- not imposing them and -- June.
If we want to deal with Iran I think we should forget about this idea that somehow the reformers that Iran's regime.
Are going to sit down and negotiate in good faith with us.
I think you go for regime change out not regime change brought about by the -- -- military.
Regime change brought about by the Iranian people themselves which they started to do in 2009.
That has been stopped -- you believe tighter sanctions will bring change I think there are others who would argue listen they are locked solid in their positions of higher power and -- make the people suffer before they -- MM that's probably true big problem I find us I don't wanna be faced with those two run choices bomb Iran are let -- -- the -- The administration thinks that Iran it's gonna go to the negotiating table frankly what you believe in the Easter Bunny.
And the fact that Iran however got this regime -- negotiate in good faith.
I'm willing to take that chance un sanctions for the got to be cooked when sanctions on the got a new posts immediately and it -- hail Mary pass.
But it's better than -- options were likely to face by this summer.
Understood Casey thank you we'll see assume -- McFarland.
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