State Department investigating UN agency
Organization shipping computers to Iran, North Korea
- Duration 6:18
- Date Jul 6, 2012
Organization shipping computers to Iran, North Korea
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You questions today following an investigation by the state department of the United Nations agency.
Officials reportedly looking into shipments of computers and other equipment to a -- and North Korea by the way.
Of an -- UN agency and despite Security Council sanctions against both nations.
What's going on here.
Let's acts are acts we're taking a parlance Fox News national security analyst -- -- -- today.
You know you make this stuff popping United Nations is supposed to be any organization.
That looks over these things you know we don't sell.
High technology equipment directly from the united states of these countries on the sanctions list the united is -- -- -- what's happening.
The United Nations is not only selling they're probably giving this -- to Iran and North Korea.
How -- and from what I understand about this agency that's it bin funneling are allegedly funneling -- the equipment the US actually has.
Membership in this particular agency did we not know what we're going on I mean how did this happen.
Well here's what's happened -- theirs and -- I'm twenty computers that have made their way to where Ron.
Now what the United Nations does is it -- or many organizations there's united nations development program this is the United Nations intellectual property organization.
And they will work with member countries member comes -- the United Nations and their job is to help these countries develop.
They have very internal.
Domestic economies -- -- center survey taken just.
US computers high technology computer sensitive computers and they have given them to these countries and goes against US law.
-- technology transfer goes against Hewlett-Packard the maker of the computer goes against their internal regulations.
And it goes against United Nations sanctions now are they are the people in this UN organization.
Are they in competent are they criminal we don't now this may be a conspiracy in the sense -- getting their hands on.
But it may just be complete incompetence.
And it's from.
I know so far that the head of this particular UN agency is not.
Exactly cooperating with the current attempt to look -- so.
Does that suggest anything to you -- it's a -- you know they don't want the US State Department getting involved in telling them what they can't I can't -- When you John Howard you know and it would be irresponsible for us to assume that there's -- I'm kind of an oil for food scandal involved here.
But it is it really does stretch the imagination to think that the United Nations can't keep track of twenty computers this is the same United Nations by the way which earlier this week.
Was considering an international ban on gun sales -- treaty that they want the United States to go along with which -- keep track.
Millions of small arms and weapons and the trade out of internationally and making sure that they don't got a bad guys united sub national groups.
To rogue nations at the UN can't keep track it's funny computers.
I don't see how they're gonna keep track of millions of.
Small arms again another -- rain a lot of folks here in the US are worried about the Second Amendment implications of getting involved with the UN treaty tracking those kinds of -- Let's talk about the other news out of Iran this week as well the testing missiles the military exercises.
And the growing essentially threats not only to Israel and to others in that region.
But two rooms -- you know sort of telegraphing that they would actually go after a couple of dozen US bases in that region.
Should they be attacked by Israel how likely do you think that would be.
Well let's just see what's happened in the last week that -- is something called that shot.
Three missile that's a missile they could carry nuclear weapons of Iran have them.
But also can carry conventional weapons that wrote about the show hot cream has sort Ken reached 12100 miles that means it has the ability to be fired from Iran.
And reach any US assets and the region a bases in -- rain in the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.
It could also reach Israel so what -- run as sound as to say don't mess with me because.
If you do Israel or the United States -- going to retaliate and take out your assets.
Yeah I'm doing take it seriously.
Our run this test of -- and it showed off these weapons.
Would they be able to have you know there's some have in Iran US war who ran for the United States clearly.
Is the predominant military power.
But I think what it this is Shannon -- Is Iran trying to beat its chassis and -- -- -- Bragg and say for several reasons are saying don't guess what roster will retaliate.
They're saying they're the oil markets.
You know if there's something that happens we could retaliate the price of oil will go up and in fact we just seen this week that after Iran made that statement -- your price of oil went up.
But I think the third thing is they're talking of their own people -- saying sanctions are about ready to be brought down upon you they're gonna make things much more difficult few.
Prices of food are gonna go up prices of consumer goods are going to out.
But don't worry we've got -- -- covered we can deal with the United States anytime we want I think with Iranians worry about more than anything.
Is there own people rising up against -- like an Arab Spring has happened in other countries in the last eighteen months.
And you mentioned several bases that they're talking that US -- they be going after in places like Turkey and Kuwait -- I mean they would then essentially be firing on those countries.
Did they want to stir that up.
And a now Chris -- but nobody wants a -- at least nobody wants a war with Iran and there -- -- threat to retaliate against US assets.
In these regions.
You know the United Arab Emirates what we have we have troops we have bases -- -- -- there -- -- really gonna attack united air cameras they really -- attack and NATO base in Turkey where the United States has vs.
I think really -- -- our brain ready I think its fifth latest now they're not about to do that they don't -- have -- start the third world war they don't wanna have all those other countries.
Coming after -- run either best -- I think a lot of this is.
Is -- -- -- this threatening.
Which fear Ronnie is due every time they feel cornered and they -- -- for the last thirty years every time that -- I think they're ordered they come out aggressively.
But to believe what they say -- This is a country -- said they have a cure for aids.
Do we believe that -- -- out thanks so there are highly.
Unpredictable we know that punched.
-- taking -- Arlen thank you very much for lending us your expertise but.
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