Is America being 'pushed around'?
KT McFarland weighs in
- Duration 2:52
- Date Feb 26, 2013
KT McFarland weighs in
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Seen on the -- United States senate whether minutes away now -- eroding Jay or now it's okay go to be our next Defense Secretary Gates in a -- -- security analyst extraordinaire.
You say that I ultimately we'll vote.
I gathered about yes but -- it's going to be a bad vote for Haile in running any -- people vote against him now why is that bad.
Scott are really tough job the minute he gets sworn in what does -- have to deal with.
10% cut of the defense budget sequestration cuts a -- go through he's got the Chinese have -- every computer in North America.
And we have no response to it whatsoever he's got a real threatened -- all week for LA scolded them and we've taken that now.
I'm an advantage of that country is it -- trillions in the open market he and throwing me multimillion dollar price edit your library books are doing what -- are right got a camera and Dexter are slated at all.
North Korea is now gonna test another nuclear weapon you have Iran on the cusp of getting nuclear weapons.
And to the point where the Russians right -- we're supposed to be working with this is the -- we had with Russia.
The secretary is it called the Russian foreign minister last week don't I don't care John Kerry after the North Korean nuclear test.
Russian wouldn't even biggest call for a weak -- supplements and I think they're just trying to put us and our place I think you know all.
We're all you guys what is the -- The -- for him -- When you would deal with that write offs like.
Back to Henry Kissinger rank everyone has their reasons for just you know political and this is me -- No they're they're sending a signal -- is that -- -- signal is leading from behind and then showing the guys on the front stop looking back to take their orders.
With the United States is increasingly.
Looked at as somebody can push around and so was -- -- -- the pushing the Chinese have been pushing Russians have been pushing.
Iranians -- doing the pushing and -- a secretary of defense is gonna come in.
Trying to have been tough on the world stage with a diminished defense budget we're we're one aircraft -- -- Well I think they've got to if you know you're gonna get along why because Obama's got his guys.
First term Obama took who we had to take he had to take Secretary Clinton at the State Department.
He had to take gates didn't really I mean wow I've lived with it bolstered his team of rivals though I knew he needed the strength there's a guy -- -- foreign affairs experience.
No -- certainly no military experience our defense experience he needed to rely on them now he's a different man he's got his own team and they see.
-- -- -- the same way he does the problem is going to be.
They're gonna have a very difficult time dealing with the crisis that are in the -- already.
I think Secretary Clinton got haven't found just in time you planted.
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