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One of the things that that did that you pointed -- we wait another goal but foxnews.com.
About it now is the appearance in the hands of the rebels.
All of this a rifle which is putting on screen right now -- which some people say.
Is the most -- -- high powered sniper rifle.
In the world what is the evidence that you have seen that the rebels are using these Andy walker numbers if that's even possible to speculate about.
Well I'm not sure exactly if that is an original or if that has is actually -- -- Chinese knock off.
The the original is a as a UK made.
Weapon and cost start at about 1010111000.
Per per unit but I'm sure the Chinese version is is as much much less expensive than that.
As far as proof.
To how widespread their usage is I mean we we don't really know we have won this one video.
Which is which which plainly shows a -- brigade called descendants of the prophet.
Now -- a Jihad a group.
With extensive ties to Hamas.
And interestingly enough this this group is the reason for.
Getting kicked out of of steps Damascus.
And and and ending its relationship with the with the Asad regime that was so close for many years.
So -- Mean how concerned should we being.
That these kind of weapons.
Are in the hands all the Islamist groups say it's not as if this is news that there are radicals.
Fighting in Syria and that they obviously are getting their hands on the kind of weapons that flow into.
From from Eastern Europe and many.
Case is via child from China and Eastern Europe about Danny into Syria from Iran as well I didn't.
-- -- Edwards should we be more concerned that we were allowed swing.
Yes we should be very concerned it was.
It was only a short time ago that they New York Times -- revealed that an interesting story about how Saudi and qatari money.
Is being used to send.
Arms into Syria through Croatia.
And the that the times wasn't really explicit about it but kind of -- nod and wink.
Interview from -- from some some CIA officials.
Quite a bit about the program so it's possible it's happening with the cooperation of the CIA we just we just don't know mom is -- a is that a bad thing I think it's a horrible thing.
And I'm -- I guess the problem David -- -- is what we see here is -- see this big question writ large once again.
All of if we are going to help the rebel groups.
How on earth do we decide.
Which ones we go and help we've been down this route before so many times we saw what happened in Afghanistan we help a bunch of rebels ten years later with the guns are turned on us -- -- Is there an easy solution here.
There is no easy solution and I would even say the forget Afghanistan we have an example as recent as last year -- with with -- Gaza.
Right even the heavily white -- report that.
That that was put out to buy a by the by an independent commission -- So the bashed the state department for having no idea who they were dealing with they were dealing with.
They were they called in the February 17 martyrs brigade for security at at the at the -- him in Gaza.
I don't trust our intelligence.
Apparatus our intelligence bureaucracy.
To know really who the good guys are and who the bad guys are because.
They've removed they've removed the study of ideology.
Out of the equation.
So once you once you take out what these guys actually believe.
All you're left with is is competing personalities.
And that doesn't tell you very much about where they want to go.
In the long run.
So given that.
Given that that you don't trust our intelligence given that they're off.
I'll all of these were dozens certainly dozens possibly hundreds of differing groups with dozens of differing aims and and futures of Syria's.
Visions of a serious future we'd best just staying out of me and saying okay sorted out -- -- That's that's my opinion.
He that's that's that's the opinion of my organization the Center for Security Policy -- secure freedom dot org.
You can you can learn more.
I think right now we're in a situation where I mean it is being the civilian casualties.
-- -- just horrible they are horrific.
But if we go and we help the rebels for example then.
I think in very -- a very short time will be seeing.
Similar civilian casualties from from the -- white side of the -- side or their or the Christian side.
The people who are loyal to did the S -- -- Primarily for for protection or Klan related.
Reasons so either way this is going to be and a disaster it's just a matter of which bad guys.
You know we we may be forced to help me get.
So so him wean cannot be the world's policeman in this situation in your view.
We have to leave the Syrian people and the various radical groups that -- gone in that.
To fight to what he's been going to be eight and even bloody end but we -- 70000 dead and we still have to stand by and watch.
I don't think it's a matter of standing the standing by and watch -- and and watching I mean if there is that if there's a coherent.
If there's a coherent strategy or it at least a template for figuring out who to deal with and who not to deal it.
It's not yeah I mean what it comes down to now is is that.
In in Washington or where this intervention is being debated they're talking about either.
Either -- They're talking about supporting moderate Islamist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood.
More you know we say more militants -- sloppy or or or or al-Qaeda type on the -- front type groups.
And I say that's -- that's just a bad equation we should not be forced into making.
Making that kind of -- gamble because it will work out badly for us and for our allies.
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