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-- around -- -- and we're doing.
We're talking about obviously the situation.
With Syria and how just how ugly it's -- one of the things are going to be talking about a few minutes I came -- Brown's gonna be here.
He will be discussing all sorts of stuff but I mean again it's -- -- Syria is on everybody's mind.
We know how is the administration's handling it how is the media handling it.
What should we be dealing and he had Charles Krauthammer on what are -- like it's a special report the other night.
You know that really going off and it's it's a really scary top.
-- you know what should -- be as honest as -- as easy and is cut and dry as people think this will send the troops and there are no downtown now now in fact the American people every poll shows that the American people don't want that's solution.
We have troops in Iraq had not no combat troops but we still -- present there and form of security people diplomats we are getting out of Afghanistan.
The president's expectation.
Narrative is one that he is bringing the troops home.
Right we're going to do any nation building it should be home.
So making a major commitment to Syria at this time would be exactly the opposite the way out of the way in which the rest of the -- -- but.
The media I have to tell you Juliet are just as divided as they as -- political leadership of the country because.
You get the Philadelphia Inquirer saying.
I know it's terrible to see 49 children slaughtered out of 100 people in a Syrian town.
But let's not get emotional here and let's not do something stupid that might actually make this situation where -- -- -- Adjusted that Romney and McCain.
Because they -- that that that they're just the -- this is -- slam -- just going to send you know send help and that by the United States.
That's suggested the article is suggesting that they either don't understand the complexities.
-- -- -- not equipped to handle foreign relations issues.
Or they're exploiting the event for political gain right -- according to the Philadelphia and that's right.
You have both of those possible explanations you have.
Equally cynical explanations.
About the president's behavior Elliott Abrams who is writing -- national review online said.
You know the terrible thing about this situation is that more than 121000.
People it's not just 49 children.
People have been killed in the past fifteen months and Syria and it's the president -- being cynical by saying.
It's complex it's complex he says it's not so complex here's the bottom line.
There's going to be a winner.
And it's either going to be president Assad of Syria and he's -- rainy and allies and Hezbollah and Lebanon and Russia.
Or he's going to lose in which case all of those Arab leaders that turned over power.
That stepped down like President Mubarak and others who stepped down hung on for the forcibly like.
Colonel Madonna is like you know pushed overlay ads pushed out but those who made the compromise Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen.
And let peace or at least to more stable.
Situation their countries prevail.
Those are going to be that people that's the model we want to win and therefore you have to be.
As aggressive as you need to be to make that happen and that's the conservative line but -- -- -- so extraordinary about Syria is that you have.
The extreme left people who consider themselves humanitarian.
Intervention this -- in favor of more aggressive action with -- it right.
That says we must assert American leadership and do more so you have this strange bedfellows situation.
And it's it's Syria is just the toughest situation.
The toughest call I've seen in a long time.
What about the president leading on.
Leon Russia you know.
And -- and a nice to have relations between Russia and Syria lean on man you know sort of exert our -- via Russia and that's the plan maybe.
And we read about it this weekend in the New York Times they said we're going to lean on Russia.
To do more to -- it to achieve -- Yemen solution that is to get Bashar Assad to step down.
The problem is that there doesn't seem to be any willingness in Moscow -- to pursue that line because they don't think that Bashar Assad stepping down.
Is in their interest they think that it that you know this could be contrary to Russian interests so.
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