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-- -- some -- -- right now a lot of new developments in the war in Syria and have a look at some of the key things that have occurred really over the last 48 hours.
The UN Human Rights Council going into emergency session today debating a draft resolution that calls for an immediate end.
To fighting around -- strategic town in Syria and condemns the intervention.
I foreign fighters particularly.
The terrorist group Hezbollah and their support for president aside the resolution also seeks more aid access and protections for civilians.
And the meantime Russia is announcing the resolution and says it undermines.
Peace -- for -- Russia and United States are at work on holding a peace conference in Geneva next month the Syrian opposition the so called rebels.
Had yet to decide if they're going to attend insisting that president aside -- must relinquish his power before they're even gonna talk peace.
This is all happening after a visit by Senator John McCain on Monday he met with that so called rebel leaders.
Senator McCain has repeatedly called for intervention.
Into this two year war.
Which is already killed more than 70000 people and so far the Obama administration has kept its distance.
General Jack -- writing in the Wall Street Journal just recently that the Syrian people are not asking us to fight for -- they're asking us.
To help them fight for themselves the question for president Barack Obama.
-- not our capacity to join that fight.
It is the -- and now we're joined by general Jack -- -- general -- with everything that's happened over the last few days.
Do you think -- will.
Navy is shifting.
All I'm not sure general -- I got the general feeling that the administration.
There's not want to get involved in Syria.
Just as they pulled so rapidly out of Iraq and they are trying to get out of Afghanistan they don't want any involvement in the Middle East and they've been disengaging.
So I think very reluctantly.
They are trying to.
They'll avoid any conflict in Syria.
But they do -- will in my judgment what changes that and what is the effect of that.
Well -- the effect of that is now we're seeing this is why the UN missile spun up.
-- the hold our breath here in terms of anything of consequence coming out of that resolution.
But the fact is for the first time we -- now seen what analysts have predicted.
Would be likely and that is a regional spill all the war so what we have is the Hezbollah who've been there for some time.
Propping up the Asad regime these are experienced fighters who have gone against the Israelis and had another military setback in 2006.
But the rebels are furious about this and they are now rocketing -- ordering.
Bases and communities in Lebanon and they've also reached didn't Beirut.
And that's the danger we've always said the longer you leave a sought and power the more dangerous it becomes in terms.
Not just the war inside Syria but in fact the regional war.
We've heard that the president is asking the Pentagon for a for a contingency plans -- and no fly zone in the article that you co -- in the Wall Street Journal you had a bit of the different plan.
Tell our viewers -- UN general -- what what are you suggesting that we should do.
But -- -- two things we do want is give the rebels the air defense system the stinger missiles that the CIA have vetted there's groups that they have competence and that could handle these weapons and not fall into the hands of the radicals not that there wouldn't be some rest it would be Secretary Clinton recommended that and sort of -- to Petraeus.
A number of months ago that's step one but that in of itself is not decisive.
Now because it's so late and time is on the side of a sob what you have to do.
Is the military equation it favors a Saud is his air power you have to get it out of the -- you don't have the go initially as far as a no fly zone.
Shut down -- air field shut down the infrastructure.
And shut down -- airplanes you can use cruise missiles to do that.
And B two stealth bombers notable -- to those crews.
And you and his Syrian air defense system would have relatively no impact on all of that so that is a game changer for the rubble.
It's interesting about that -- planned hearing that a few days ago and now we have the news this week that Russia says they're going to give aside anti aircraft missiles to defend.
Against any sort of western intervention reading between the lines there.
What does that mean to use eminent advocating this plan -- missile strikes.
I'm targeted and targeted areas what if the side hasn't dancer I anti aircraft missiles -- have a CB has -- defenses.
You know -- a great question -- he already has.
A decent air defense system -- -- three hundredths.
Which is they have a 200 kilometer range and their mobile systems and that's the concern that we would have listen we have the capability.
To take those systems out we would use the same cruise missiles the same B two bombers to do that.
It would take longer to do -- to be sure but it's something the united states military.
Can -- as well within our capabilities.
Well we like to bring new ideas for sending it -- covering for the last two years general -- and wondering when did when does this send in what is the bigger picture -- always appreciate your insights.
For helping us do that.
I think he served great to have you on the program.
It's always good talking each -- thank you.
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