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For days we have heard about US military assets moving towards Syria and we heard that the president's top advisors say.
America was prepared to strike at a moment's notice so.
Why -- we -- hearing a bit of a reluctance to take action it seems lieutenant colonel Oliver North is the Fox News military analyst telling them.
Content from -- good to see you today.
Sheds her to be with you about what we're seeing is evidence of the problems they've had this administration since the get go.
It's shoot from the lip if he's off teleprompter he says things that you cannot back up.
-- the Red Line comment.
That game changer of chemical weapons is over a year old.
We know that -- used chemical weapons at least twice before this so suddenly this became the cause celeb as everybody started talk about all the things that they knew.
I made the observation they -- so much they need Pampers all of -- talk -- them of what's gonna happen to take.
Take place with the cruise missiles in the positions of American ships in the targets and how long this would last all coming from inside -- administration.
That is prosecuting people for talking about Ben Ghazi.
Or Tennessee secrets what you -- have his -- -- healthy dose of reality.
Is people asking in congress in Israel even among the Syrian resistance.
What next you fire a few cruise missiles what happens.
It is -- an ending to this whole thing -- -- objectives -- since besides simply punishing.
How often they're broad -- your side for what he's been doing with chemical weapons and brutalizing his people apparently no one has thought through those things.
And so suddenly now we have people like the -- -- -- -- were with us the French who wanted to go it alone.
Suddenly looking at it from their own perspective and saying.
Oh gosh even the Arab League isn't -- back this we know the UN isn't and we can't even find consensus among NATO.
Meanwhile you've got her -- in in Turkey who supposed to be in NATO ally supplying the most radical elements of the resistance.
They're 22 aside and and what you don't have is a coherent policy here's what has to happen in in my humble opinion what must happen now.
Is they have to beef up the security at every one of our embassies in the Middle East and sub saharan Africa.
They are the targets from 9/11 attack and he forgot once last year that 9/11 is an anniversary -- the terrorists.
It's right upon this whether he does this attack and Syria -- -- number two he has got to bring you Israelis into the equation.
They are our only allies -- that part of the world number three.
Instead of briefing congress on a single missile strike or two or three days of this.
What he ought to do is go to them with a Covert action finding to the house promised lucky me and intelligence in the senate committee.
And say I want to recruit.
A thousand contractors.
Because -- intelligence agencies risk -- -- they are won't do this and I want them to recruit train and field.
A pro American pro western resistance freedom fighters primarily from the camps in Jordan not gonna find them the camps in Lebanon and Turkey.
Certainly not in Iraq where you now have 2.3 million refugees and finally and I urge you to do this.
Get a copy of this book because he's not gonna read Barbara -- wounds.
Guns of August -- it's too -- for a Harvard graduate.
This is a book about a president who forgets that there was an attack on 9/11 01.
And who forgets to take the proper measures for the future because 9/11 is going to be a target against America for the rest of your life.
-- what is the purpose of this attack.
A what is the thought process of the administration because we've telegraphed its so heavily that everybody in the world knows as you said the vision positions are ships what we have on down the tomahawk missiles -- number.
What is the purpose if we don't have a direct US interests of the president Ken Ken Bentsen -- a congressman.
They're out of the discussion though there's going to be no vote on this apparently unless something changes radically -- back yeah it's so what is the point of this if if they know what's coming they know it's not going to be aimed at regime change.
Well what's the point.
This is Bill Clinton on steroids Bill Clinton did this in 1993.
He -- and again in two in 2000 didn't get 98.
Bill Clinton looked at it and said.
I'm a weak president I can prove how strong I am by firing cruise missiles that did nothing didn't stop terrorism we have USS Cole after -- Launched his attacks on Sudan and Afghanistan.
Didn't punish Saddam sufficiently that -- stop brutalizing his people and so what you have is a weak president.
Who's trying to prove himself when he looks in the mirror to his core constituents.
All of whom seem to be telling him except for the mirror.
You're making a terrible mistake here if you do not have an end game.
For example regime change or just support -- -- didn't -- -- the Syrian opposition if you're not gonna go further than you better not -- All.
Well it'll be interesting to see how this pans out and without the consultation with congress -- and it now includes a bipartisan group -- Democrats and Republicans alike saying.
You know we've got to stop and think this -- that's the whole purpose of the constitution's balance.
They're is to that out -- I.
He's created with all the leaks all the talk for a loose talk he's created enormous problem constitutionally.
Because there's no real authority do it.
With when we site awards to excellent when we decided that we were gonna take down the killing tomorrow we notify congress when we decide in the Reagan administration we're gonna go to Grenada.
We brief congress.
The night before granted.
But they were -- Every leader of congress is brought to the residents the night before Grenada.
-- major operation where US ground combat troops are going in to take the Allen back -- for the American hostages down there.
You have the president has states briefing the leadership of congress passed some what we're very upset Tip O'Neill really was angry about it.
1983 when we got to donate it to the same thing before it took out.
-- the missile bases in the terrorist bases inside Libya and 85 did the same thing when we are going after the killing -- hijackers.
If Ronald Reagan.
To brief the congress in advance of the military operation surely Barack Obama can find a way to do so so.
And we know they're going to be discussions and tell conferences and and other briefings this afternoon via the White House so we will watch and see what congressional reaction is to that colonel always good to see you thank you should be a studio and I'll have to check out the -- now let's get a lead -- thank you.
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