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Rally former assistant secretary of state Republican fears also served as special assistant to President Clinton for national security fears did you get to see you I -- what what do you make of this.
I think there are lots -- questions open Mike Rogers has a good point and Libya has now arrested perhaps.
Fifty that might have been involved in the so we should be able to get these answers as we go forward.
And we were reporting here on Thursday that this had it.
The hallmarks a bit of a terrorist attack the way that it went down that the fact that the ambassador and three others were killed there and that we didn't really know much about.
Protests -- but in in other places on that same day.
And I don't think -- are mutually exclusive.
You know descriptions I I think there was a small scale.
Demonstration at some point and then I do think that you know one or more of these groups that are heavily armed and Libya decided to join in.
The level of planning is obvious something that will determine -- and that's critical because obviously if if this was something that was -- -- was significantly planned concluding.
You know from outside of Libya that has no significant implications I want to turn to the attack in Afghanistan are based there.
And supposedly where a lot of British soldiers are.
From from my understanding of this thing these insurgents busted a hole in the place.
Then came in drove a couple miles managed to destroyed 200 million dollars worth of equipment.
And somehow got away with it but how concerned -- you about the situation Afghanistan.
Well I think it's important to differentiate the two -- We -- obviously in Afghanistan we have an ongoing war.
And and in that context.
-- the other guys are going to be successful.
I think they were have been scoping out.
An attack on this airfield in Helmand Province for some time so.
Their rhetoric that they were doing this because of the video I think it's nonsense.
-- but clearly they they have a capability and we're we're in a race on time you know this is -- a battle that we're currently engaged in and progressively gonna turn this battle over to Afghanistan it's it's one thing PJ it seems to me think if -- got lucky.
It's it's another thing if they have the inside intelligence within that base and maybe others to help them carry out such attacks they say they use Google Maps which makes cents.
I think that's.
That's it part of their capability and I I think there.
You know they're going to have battlefield successes.
At various times I think we're still the most effective team on the playing field where we can expect to to shut -- PJ Crowley live from Capitol Hill this afternoon -- thanks very much education effort all right more ahead on the anti west.
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