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Out -- talk about it AB Stoddard and associate editor columnist for the hill newspaper -- -- CAB.
-- what are you what are the chances president Obama's gonna be able to convince Vladimir Putin to bring a side.
To the negotiating.
Table -- why would food and change course now.
And since this side is winning why would he ever offer concessions.
That's a good point phases shifted since.
Prudent and Obama met a year ago actually hear -- tomorrow in Mexico.
At the G-20 and agreed to nothing give -- came in microphones after a tense meeting and said.
They thought -- the violence that should be controlled and reduced and they didn't really know what to say so.
Here you have the opposition really on its heels and the Syrian government and the Asad regime back in control.
With the momentum with the help of Hezbollah with the help of the Iranians.
And -- has made it very clear is gonna fulfill the contracts he's he has we -- aside for.
Antiaircraft missiles and warships that he intends to stand by him.
And you know and now officials from the Russian government has an all sorts of things about.
Our government's motives and that the lack of credibility in assessing the use of chemical weapons and determined there was an attack except for so this meaning you can't not a waste of time.
But no one expects anything to come out of it.
You know the president's made it big splash.
-- saying that he if aside use chemical weapons on his own people that would cross a red line and we're gonna take strong action.
Well aside did use chemical weapons against his own people and our action is now being described -- -- -- offering some small arms and ammo.
To the rebels does that send do you think a message to nations throughout the world.
-- the US president says something.
Doesn't really mean a lot that the US is increasingly weak and retreating.
Right what you're hearing from Senator McCain and other error advocates of the stronger push and Syria is that this is so -- The opposition has been so -- radicalized infiltrated by jihadist there -- different opposition an insurgency than.
It was when this was the beginning of the of a civil war.
And there were some more secular opposition they're very worried now.
About the fact that the rebels are saying first of all we don't believe the US we don't see you know we see on TV they say they're gonna help us but no one's told us anything it's coming.
And they even express the fact that it could be too late CC -- -- on the part of President Obama about getting in.
To a war on the Middle East it could escalate but the fact that it's becoming a regional war is exactly the reason that Senator McCain and others are saying.
We need to get in soon and house to be heavier weaponry and and a no fly zone and air strikes because this kind of soft weaponry and humanitarian is not gonna get the job done.
But the rebels are most vulnerable to Syrian missiles and airstrikes.
Thanks very much eighty starter good to see it.
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