Putin key to ending bloodshed in Syria?
KT McFarland weighs in
- Duration 3:35
- Date Jun 15, 2012
KT McFarland weighs in
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New developments today in -- crisis in Syria UN observers saying that the escalating violence is now limiting their ability.
To work in the country and to monitor what is happening.
More than 101000 civilians have been killed in clashes with the Syrian government including many women and children.
This -- reports say government forces are now using rape and torture including on children.
As weapons of war and intimidation in the latest headline is that.
UN Secretary General ban Ki -- advisors.
Are calling on the international community to meet its responsibility to protect.
Those populations who are at risk.
Joining me now KT McFarland Fox's national security analysts.
I mean kept begging for help.
They're begging for help I know what Syria I know around the puppet -- serious the puppet there's danger to us.
In getting embroiled in this KT but now they're breaking.
Little boys and girls and pulling out their fingernails and the world's superpower.
Is doing what's.
The problem is that we are in a position where we can't do much there's no Syrian rebel army to build -- -- -- -- arm concern require about Russia Russia can rush to -- and we have a relationship with Russia.
Hot Dallas not a dorm room while I mean the road to Damascus is definitely through -- you've got their right without Moscow coming.
Onboard to stop aside nothing's gonna step -- now what the administration has found it's gone in trying to -- -- called him Japanese support.
The serious from the Russian point of view they're real interest in Syria to report.
They have an arms relationship with and they selling a lot of stuff and military equipment.
And it's fair toehold in the Natalie it's but the aren't demonstration should do and is going to say it kind of scolding -- saying -- You're relationship isn't with a side -- with Syria your relationship with Syria.
Choosing a new leader but push aside aside stop the killing and then you will be the country that has say the Middle East from a product.
Very very terrible civil war look at this is -- -- that looks at these pictures up of the children because.
You know I think with all due respect to mr.
Putin's most Americans don't give a flying fig about his -- You know that -- look at this little girl admits the rubble and she as far as we know is still alive we don't know for sure she was as of a month or two ago.
But others like her being massacred KT I mean literally the -- points today.
Reports today -- that they are now reaping.
Little boys and girls some as -- -- pulling out their fingernails we know about it and end -- President Putin doesn't he care.
He can do something no candidate port.
He he can't do something but he -- -- thing.
Because for him it's more important have at -- it's more important south military equipment to Syria and it's more important to have his toe hold in the Middle East that's why the only way you get -- To change his mind about it is to say keep Syria.
-- port pierce military relationship you're -- -- it's just get rid of outside.
-- a new guy we got to choose the guys in Iraq a chance of him doing that we're having a week OK here's the thing.
This is a man who is in his fifties and he's had Botox and plastic surgery.
And look -- any -- around bare chested Amitabh.
This guy cares what the world thinks of him so -- to him and say look you will be the hero of the world keep what you already have.
Keep your relationship with Syria to stop the killing.
I think it is -- a long -- you bet but it's better than as you say just watching these horrible pick and then we're supposed to be this superpower we are supposed to be the one that safeguard human rights.
I know we can't do it everywhere we can't protect it for different every atrocity but this is getting worse by the day and it will get were -- -- is gonna kill or be killed.
-- in front thank you ma'am thank you see it.