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As president where he discussed thorny topics like Iran's nuclear program.
In the frozen peace process with the Palestinians but beyond substance.
The trip was also rich with symbolism which President Obama wanted to show his commitment his commitment to Israel's security.
So -- -- KT McFarland is joining.
Fox News national security analyst Ali good to see you KT.
It's great to see there all right thank -- so before I ask you for your overall grade if you will when it when -- go down some specific subjects let's start with Iran in Iran's quest to develop nukes it's.
You know mutual thorn in the side of Israel and the US perhaps it's -- defuse some of the tension in an easing is between present a -- and Netanyahu.
And of course Britain a -- over there saying to Netanyahu -- -- do what you gotta do.
We got your back how do you see this moving forward.
Yeah I did you know I think caches is a pretty successful trip and I think what he did what President Obama did was he gave Netanyahu a green light.
Deal with a run like you said do what you gotta do to deal with Iran and we've got your back now I think.
He -- that before but in the press conference that you haven't had a thought it was very revealing they kept repeating that Israel has the right to do what it has to do to protect itself.
And then President Obama then said we're gonna give you an awful lot more assistance military assistance to deal with that.
Thanked him for -- and said at the end of the press cameras like he couldn't resist he said.
Now for all those -- you are just want to make sure you understand the president has really done something very significant he's gonna give us the military assistance.
That we need and I think what the so trance like this all I think what Obama has said is.
Netanyahu you do what you got to do you've got a green light to do -- we will give you the assistance.
Military assistance to you need to do -- we will have your back or not going to be there with his shoulder to shoulder.
Understood understood -- let's go here.
Kati and -- in what do you think is the president's take away on the Israeli Palestinian issue.
Well what I did that he had -- I've green light with -- Iran I think keep -- the white flag with regards to the Palestinian thank.
You know every president comes -- office that -- he's gonna have peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.
President Obama and his first term he said all we can do that it's only gonna take a year.
I think that president Obama's second term understands how complicated the issue as.
And I think they've been fighting each other cents while relations the old testament and I don't think it's likely anything it's going to happen.
At this point I think Obama understands that's I think -- put the white flag.
App for that one basis of -- regret Perino got white.
Let's go to here -- talk like Jordan now because you've got what 40500000.
Serious depending on which report you read death fleeing to Jordan in just today the Syrian rebels seized one -- president decides major air defense bases which is near their Jordanian border how do you think this situation is -- -- affect a president Obama's relationship.
With King Abdullah.
Well I think and that this regard they don't want a lot of blood on this one president.
Obama understands I think rightfully that the serious situations -- that is could get a lot worse he has all of the various groups fighting.
-- Assad of Syria.
They all once aside -- they -- those guns on each other and they also potentially bring that violence across the border.
From Syria into and eleven on him and most particularly in the -- -- in this case I think he was trying to.
I think about always try to have a better relationship.
With the dollar king Abdallah of Jordan unlike other parts of the Arab Spring where president -- very eager to let down kings and dictators fall.
To rebel forces I think in this case he understands with Abdullah he's got a really support and and given the kind of assistance he needs especially to deal with all those refugees.
Has a problem with refugees are now -- -- they rarely come alone there will be assaulted within those refugees and as refugee camps fighters who want to bring the fight to Jordan's.
Which makes it's so complicated as you know I mean I was just in Istanbul Turkey had a couple weeks ago and I was talking to a guy from Syria who was working there.
And he was saying you know we want -- Syrian what President Obama to arm the rebels opposition forces and and as you know Britain and France there on board with that notion.
But but how do you think President Obama will move forward with respect to Syria because of course.
-- that chemical weapons inspector.
OK now tell us to the cars again and got a -- you don't -- -- I -- really not I can't I don't like.
And I OK but now I think what he's -- as he put the Red Line down was -- he says chemical weapons that's where we're gonna have we're not gonna let that happen.
Yeah yeah okay so finally then I ask you what do you think is that overall grade -- -- -- starred in with that give me yeah your take on that.
-- an incomplete and I think he did better than anybody thought.
But it's an incomplete because all these issues are really on resolved Iran nuclear weapons and resolved Syria chemical weapons what happens with -- shot.
With us out of Syria and resolve what happens with Jordan came up king -- I'm resolved but I do think that -- with the Syrian situation is.
That in the most important thing with regard to Syria is we've got to get our hands on -- chemical weapons.
You know in the Libyan war we failed to secure Qaddafi is arsenal before he fell.
And that arsenal is what's been feeding and fueling all the conflict -- state and North Africa.
In the Middle East all the way to Gaza if we don't make sure.
That we know where outside its chemical weapons are and where his arsenals are.
Before that government potentially false you -- NC chemical weapons spread throughout the region has -- like that KT McFarland thank our hair and I could see.
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