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It -- comes as a new report indicates he Ryan has basically finished work on a nuclear site.
A bunker buried deep in a mountain where most of our bombs could never reach.
That's according to the reporting of the New York Times newspaper today's edition.
They indicate that intelligence officials say Iran has raced ahead with efforts to build a nuclear weapon.
That's even as the United States and Israel -- to keep that from happening.
For its part Iran insists it wants only nuclear fuel.
-- western nations just don't buy.
Who's now the former New York State Homeland Security director Michael bell baloney he's also served as a nuclear notification officer.
At the for the state and he's currently a managing partner for red land strategies and -- See that specializes in Homeland Security issues what do you make of this.
But it to questions right to the intelligence that's coming out we know that they were this far forward in this and second is what the effect of -- sanctions.
And can we really rely on the strategy we're currently using to really effectuate actually take down this program as a big question right now.
Now back in but who the heck knows that we can ever even shoot it down who doesn't sound like -- much get to it.
And if our recent intelligence failures in Iraq or any indication who who would even buy that we're right about any of it.
-- big question is and what we do we can't rely any intelligence coming from this.
Isolated society than what we do it -- is an ultimatum time lines into the military action time lines.
But -- something about the sanction what works sanctions only work if you get you desired result.
And when things are doing -- were only using the stick.
With Iran and one of the things that I'd like to remind myself -- -- it be ready population.
Has more than the majority under thirty years old and not everybody has the same leadership perspective.
So the question is pushing this in the past we could actually go into the is certain elements of the society and try to.
Encourage them to be pro democracy pro growth pro partnership and step away from this kind of you know brinksmanship.
It -- everything that we were able to learn about the Iraqi population is that it's it's largely pro western.
Largely pro western ways in pro western products exactly and what's happened with these sanctions now is that they can't feed their families -- -- inflation is rampant -- cities -- falling apart.
And the people are getting angry wonder -- they're getting angry and getting angry S and Iran had a history that only tried putting these types of sanctions they actually speed up.
-- program sat back up in history with me let's just go back over my life lifetime the last fifty or so years.
Which sanctions worked.
And not the ones that that I can I can none of them not I -- I didn't work I -- you might -- well Cuba Cuba -- I -- Cuba that -- doors and have glass -- people -- have any thing.
But nothing's changed I can't find the spot where sections of work but we know we can't go blow it up so.
And -- was both of them I don't know things we know is so we we know we certainly aligned with Israel but I think that we have -- also.
Make sure that we have a broader perspective because I was really in the region itself here's a real challenge if we go in there and we wouldn't make that run the victim.
That's a big problem yeah for sure good to talk to bankers talk to him and.
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