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Owns our money Russia has our space program at least transports us and we've been at war for about a decade to separate places so is America losing its status.
No but things have changed -- Bremer is with us right now.
Andy's written this book and it's called.
Every nation for itself winners and losers.
In the G zero world G zero meaning -- zero meaning I'm not G-8 non G-20 we don't have global leadership.
We have an absence of leadership not from the United States and not from anybody else we're not gonna bail out the Europeans but neither -- the Chinese it's gonna happen.
It's going to be Europeans -- and remove aside from power in Syria when on the lead a global climate deal.
Gonna bomb Iran frankly but nobody else is either and so that that's what the geez that's what I -- the G zero were so this is the new reality but you're not write this -- -- look America is in decline that's not your point not at all I mean look.
-- everyone's debating right now whether or not the US is in decline in the reality is whether or not we're in decline we're not going to do you any of these things right.
We have the capacity.
If we wanted to remove the side we could do it -- any split but the Republicans or Democrats they're not gonna take that on.
Obama just went to Afghanistan and signed off when it and that ward 2014.
The vast majority of Americans just want to -- they don't want spending the money.
And they don't want our kids dying in the you know with these things we're doing this for for humanitarian purposes and a lot of these cases but the thing is we do for our own -- -- -- for the US -- -- an ally in the region a place to trade.
There's going to be ramifications for our pull back -- -- talking about.
There will but what's -- -- as the ramifications will be greater.
For other countries and for us 36%.
Of the world's oil goes to the straits of -- right when the Iraq means threatened to cut it off.
Yeah that would hurt us it would hurt the Chinese a lot more.
But the Chinese want us to take care of these things how long it's gonna take for other countries to understand that they have to do a lot more -- so you're saying that they need to see it almost like a child they need to see what it would be like to be out of their own.
To understand what -- what -- we've been playing since World War II what it's very clear that America's allies across Asia are much more interested in getting American leadership now that they see that maybe the US might not do as much and that's been what's behind the American pivot to Asia.
When Obama and Hillary Clinton go around all the allies that wasn't a US policy initially.
That was people like Lee Kuan yew of Singapore the Philippines government the Indonesians the South Koreans the Japanese Australians.
All looking to the US -- in god we really like to see a lot more the US and part of it you have Harry Potter analogy to drive -- point home well.
We've had a whole bunch of folks say that and Romney said that Russia was our -- geopolitical flow Obama's -- al-Qaeda is our -- geopolitical well.
It's very clear and it couldn't be more clear from what's happening today in China with Hillary Clinton over there.
There are -- -- -- political -- is actually China it's kind of the Baltimore.
Of of of US foreign policy because it's the full whose name must not be spoken we're going to be speaking a lot more of it.
Going forward Donald Trump was I was ahead of the curve not ahead of -- Bremer.
He I wrote every nation for itself for the great think of is out of our time Ian thanks so much a good thing I really appreciate.
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