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Those are Marines and sailors with Charlie company who conducted a simulated -- as a final training event during their realistic urban training exercise.
Your farm bill Virginia earlier this year.
And this Internet is power play.
You don't I should have told you before when a way that Brett -- was coming because we probably lost half of our viewership people said where's -- -- but.
Thank goodness Bret Baier who anchor special report with -- -- and we love very much is here.
And Steve -- is with us still.
And Steve I wanna say this is your chance if you give Brett gets to grow you on the panel so often if you like to turn the tables -- -- -- -- -- this -- and you can -- it looks good this is -- chambers and guys.
Hello welcome to now get -- and just attack and it.
No we showed you those Marines Internet because.
Foreign policy is hoping interview for the 2012 election we've talked about this before.
The expectation was it would be all about the economy but the world scene is getting more and more complicated in Afghanistan.
-- with Syria with North Korea the headlines Bret -- are littered with.
Anxious news overseas.
Give us the 30000 foot view.
What's going to be the role of foreign policy in between twelve.
Books but anyone could think Chris that a lot of things that we have not seen yes it could happen that.
Completely change the focus here.
And you have North Korea this week with this little rocket -- -- three stage rocket.
That failed the last time they did it.
But they're going to try try again and it looks like there may be a nuclear test after that.
So North Korea that.
Hasn't really been in the headlines is going to be in the headlines this week.
Then you have Iran and the back and forth with the -- we have our second carrier.
Battle group going into the Persian gulf there have been -- there than putting two back in there and what Hillary Clinton said his.
You know negotiations only last so long so I think you're starting to hear an administration that is realizing.
They need to figure out.
How to be tough on -- rock and Steve when we.
The I was thinking this morning as I was doing it.
Sort of a postmortem on the presidential campaign.
How different things are now than they were on the day that Bret Bair said to Tim Pawlenty.
I believe we were in South Carolina Osama bin Laden had just been killed and and it took when he called Barack Obama weak on foreign policy and Bret Bair looked at him as it does he still look weak to you governor it was like -- Movement.
Itself but the bin Laden thing as much as we thought we change the whole narrative hasn't really hasn't.
-- it it -- and I mean I think it will be a potent line for the for the president and he was always going to be able to say oh yeah to the General Electric.
We got to summon a lot and nobody had for the previous you know for for what wasn't nearly a decade.
So I think the fact that he can make that argument is certainly helpful -- particularly among voters who.
You know may not be paying attention until after Labor Day the kinds of people who are not following that that the data -- up North Korea's missile tests and these things that still a pretty potent argument but but with that come I think real risks if you look at where Pakistan is these days we've.
If we -- Pakistan is sort of an uneasy allies for the better part of the Bush Administration -- increasing indications.
That it is less of an ally that is less an ally but you look at -- kinds of things that were found in in the -- one compound look at.
-- additional indications that Osama bin Laden may have actually had a hand or at least had some direction.
In the planning of the attacks on Mumbai because of his contacts with groups that work.
Backed by Pakistani intelligence -- Pakistan becomes a real tough not and I think that could be increasingly.
Place and give problems the administration.
Yeah the Afghanistan situation clearly is not getting better and it is a war that the president that the times said is the war that we need to focus on.
And candidate Obama said this is the necessary war Iraq was not my but the necessary war is not.
Going as planned and I think -- the change in the scenario on the ground.
Has hurt the administration and it's telling of the Afghanistan story.
Well to try and our previous discussion Carl Cameron to utilize the Internet before you were here with talk of Condoleezza Rice is a potential running mate for Mitt Romney.
In the Internet -- -- Over the idea thought that was.
Sort of appealing.
What does -- -- that this for both of you first Brett.
On foreign policy.
Does Romney because he has a weakness here he is never.
Obama has -- -- on the job training he has he can say he knows how to do this Romney does not.
Does he need to is that a -- He needs to shore up with the -- I think -- the Romney campaign and this is just speculation is looking more to vulnerability with conservatives environment -- and there are about.
Foreign policy and a list of achievements on the foreign policy front I think for then Senator Obama he needed to -- up.
His foreign policy credentials is literally there was nothing governor Romney has had interactions with.
Different government government says as governor he has traveled here is his relationships is a long relationship -- Benjamin Netanyahu that goes back forty years true.
And I out while I think it's it's potentially attractive you could do pros and cons list price I think his pros probably lean towards firing up.
Today so -- and yeah I know I could completely agree and one theory is that I think Romney has been fast those conversions on foreign policy if you look back we've talked about the sun on special report.
You go back and you look at Romney's debate performances sometimes I have to remind myself that this -- has a one term governor of Massachusetts he knows this stuff cold he knows the details.
You go back and you read his book and it he had help with the book.
He's able to talk about these issues in a way that.
Clearly demonstrates that he spent his time studying and learning them and knows the issues very well -- start with Syria he's bringing up the allied something he's getting -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Charles Krauthammer would be proud it is a sentence like Charles is running for president.
And Internet love that idea and they do when I wrote in a column last week that the president can never be Charles Krauthammer and I cannot tell you how many -- you out there sand if only if only if only but he's Canadian born he can't come he's not allowed to do that.
And so -- it in conclusion on this Brett.
Even though North Korea -- it seems unlikely that they could launch a three stage.
Outer space rocket let alone build a clock radio.
Even though all of these things are in the -- Is there -- It is is this it causes people are less concerned about the economy that they start to pay more attention to foreign affairs -- is that that the fourth situation is really more more -- No I think there are things that could happen that directly affected your dash trajectory of this race.
But in the bottom line it's about everybody's pocket book.
Look and whether there's an attack on Iran that affects our economy directly and gas prices directly.
And thereby every family directly so I think international.
Are going to dominate some.
Aspect of the general election.
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