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Thanks US experts are ready now to move into Syria immediately.
To investigate reported chemical weapons attacks.
The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon today said Bashar Al Assad government in Syria.
Is blocking the investigation even after that very government asked the UN to investigate an alleged attack by the rebels.
The rebels played the regime forces did it.
Syria is widely believed you have a large stockpile of chemical weapons but it doesn't report to any organization monitoring those weapons.
So it's hard really to know exactly what's going on there.
Mike Barrett is with us now he is a former intelligence offer for the officer for the office of the secretary of state.
And is CEO of diligent innovations which is consulting firm in Washington DC -- -- to -- -- I -- -- so what are -- to make -- this.
Well apparently the the latest wire reports out actually indicate that the regime's issue is not what the inspectors looking at the specific attacks they've been talking about.
But that the UN team said they're wanna go in and look at all reports of chemical attacks and so that would open the scope dramatically and potentially you'd have UN -- -- running all over Syria as opposed to just one isolated location.
He's what he's been doing -- essence is defending his own.
Hold on power -- she told our bunkers today there's more to it than that and as you -- he's an awful person but that's the part of well -- -- -- at the end of the day right this is an -- essential threat to the suicide in his entire regime.
Mean this is a civil war from their perspective and so he's gonna do whatever it takes to hold on to power.
And as you know at one point you know the fear is that if he gets accused of using chemical weapons -- that's a red line in the United States will actually get directly involved.
And we'll use overwhelming force and that'll be the end of his regime.
So for the sort of 24 hour period where it look like those with -- reports he immediately came out said he absolutely you know let's get a UN team and hear my guys didn't do this but what he doesn't want his teams of UN inspectors running around the rest of the country.
Because then again he opens himself up to other areas where you know the rebels to claim that chemical weapons -- been used and you just gonna really be cracking open the the media the international attention and inside -- and all the tragedies that are going on there you surprised at all -- in this era of social media and YouTube and all the rest that.
-- the rebels haven't gotten together little more video power to make their case.
You know it is interesting I mean we see we see some pieces coming out of that what I find interesting I mean -- you mentioned the rebels and the social media apart what I find interesting is things like the Arab League.
You know representing a bunch of Arab nations all of -- have a military.
Calling for the US to come -- and use force I -- at the end of the day it's a regional problem and that's not something that the US necessarily ought to be getting involved and and I know I'm not entirely clear to me why the Arab League and some of their neighbors are doing that.
Now if you talk about out to zero and some of these other local.
TV stations there's actually quite a bit of social media out there.
Of course none of it can be proven in terms of the veracity of it but there's some pretty.
Pretty graphic stuff that's being shared -- this the Arab street as we call it seems to be getting pretty agitated but none of the nations are actually doing anything other than again as I say.
Asking Americans to come in and and be the world's policeman once again that nobody policing themselves.
Mike -- on Capitol Hill received well thank you -- thanks up.
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