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-- in Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai again accusing US special forces of abusing the rights of the Afghan people but this time the Afghan president slamming the US military right in front of secretary of state John Kerry.
Korean -- bastard John Bolton joins us.
Why did he do that.
Well I think he's said a Karzai continues to -- an inside Afghan political gain thinking that he can criticize the United States for his own benefit inside Afghanistan I think this was a big mistake.
To to challenge secretary -- like that on his first trip to Afghanistan.
As secretary of state but I think secretary Kerry made a big mistake -- well in not answering directly in saying we simply don't agree with that you don't have to be.
Contentious or argumentative you just have to say politely but very firmly that's not our view.
What you should have expected Eminem in at a military relationship right now -- I realize it's been rather up and down for the last June taxi ten years.
Well it could be that Kerry was simply I'm prepared although that's nothing to write home about either they did did conclude the negotiations after many many weeks and months of effort.
To turn over the president -- -- air force base.
So it may be that Kerry and his team were not prepared -- as I say that's not a compliment to -- you need to be ready for these contingencies.
I think obviously that the real discussion with Karzai is in private again politely but firmly this is not something you do to the American secretary of state.
If you expect to have continued American support.
Well he can get at President Karzai says he was misquoted when he was what it was so written or suggested that he accused US to be sort of collaborated with the Taliban.
Well I tell -- it took him a long time to make that correction and and and can -- address is it real raw rock just yeah Odyssey as our surfers -- -- I don't know what's going through Karzai's mind but but he is playing a very dangerous game if he thinks that defending the United States.
Is going to be helpful here in congress where many people now including a lot of Republicans are saying.
We need to get out of Afghanistan sooner rather than later he is dooming himself to living with the Taliban and he won't find it plus.
Is there any doubt in your mind that the Taliban is moving -- So look they they they said long ago about the Americans the Taliban said you have the watch is we have the time and that's what they're counting on I think the Obama administration's plan -- -- plans are gonna bring Taliban to power.
Sooner rather than later and the consequences for us and for Afghanistan are going to be devastating attack we have to you have to think about the consequence -- for the women.
In Afghanistan when the Taliban moves back and I -- this then it's back to the way it was for women generally education you can forget about education and and did these people have not modified their views of most extreme -- and in fact I think they see in the Arab Spring.
That is -- is moving in a more radical direction I hope they're wrong but that's not the evidence that -- and I have -- a -- I think he's gonna swing from a -- that's how that's how you -- your term in Afghanistan.
And traditionally and for the -- for him to push the United States out when you have a president who's already looking for the exit door.
Is a big mistake whatever he thinks his domestic upside is politically he's making a big mistake by treating the United States this -- investor is sir thank you.
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