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Parents -- -- the -- why I want a precedent on this point.
What things would look like the day after and if there really are some good alternatives besides military action what are your thoughts about the colonel.
Absolutely colts though all alternatives.
Just are they -- alternative.
Well -- effective.
Let's get back to the UN Security Council resolution that has been proposed by the united nations security council of the lost two years on Syria.
There has been both to he's a three taught by Russia and China for -- military sanctions.
I have not -- Discussion or debate on coming back and putting them on the table.
Vladimir Putin today when we believe -- another caution Americans about a conversation.
Vladimir Putin today has said that there is unequivocal evidence which is hauled to.
Produced but if there is unequivocal evidence thus.
-- has -- use chemical weapons then.
Vladimir Putin is open to the conversation was -- against the united nations Security Council so I think that there is another -- to it's to -- back.
It's two -- -- the supports.
To gain international legitimacy across the permanent -- life plus another full.
If you get acquiescence across the permanent five you all gonna get -- the -- union knowing total.
Out of fifteen to get any resolution -- with all fought for the -- of fought agreeing on it.
And I think we can move forward from that.
There is -- short term solution to Syria.
There is no short term solution to what was sitting on the humanitarian side there let's let's 100000 people have been killed in Syria have been lost.
Yeah well -- chemical weapon it's we drop that number of about numbers actually month old -- and -- -- an insider's name has been you know.
On the move -- then the rebels are still fighting them so I I clearly it expected anticipated update to that number and the longer -- the delay.
I would assume the -- the number will bat.
Doctor -- Can you think of any good alternative to military action to punish the Asad regime if in fact.
As lieutenant -- case that it's so beautifully.
If we can prove who did this is the UN inspectors have said we can tell you what it was we can tell you have people -- but we can't necessarily tell you many.
About how it happened.
The kind of all -- a good half would have to go back to negotiation with the Russian Security Council except for many propose another path.
And see which one could could get the results.
The other -- would have to begin.
With a strike against the chemical.
But we need to have an architecture.
For the second and the third phase if you look at the forces on the ground in Syria you have one camp that is the opposition.
It has the FSA and the FSA is a mix of secular and moderate and on Monday and then you have the -- jihadist.
Network a 34 other -- so good guys and bad guys.
You look at the army.
Inside that the army had the hardcore -- had mostly on -- -- and other.
-- -- that support the regime and authenticated by Iran close to Hezbollah.
But then we always forget that there's a large mass of soldiers and officers like an Iraqi Army before who do not like -- -- but I ordered by a solid architecture I hold this would have happened two years ago.
Is to bring into gathered the FSA moderates led golf -- caught up.
And the good guys and the Syrian army therefore you would have a large army in Syria that would get rid of asset on the one hand Soto school.
And on the other hand go against al-Qaeda.
That should have happened two years ago.
Our intelligence service would have been in touch with the officers of the Syrian army and -- -- and I have information and analysis.
That this could have happened and continued to be -- but this a potential.
I'm curious in that sense colonel your country's parliament said no thank you.
And David Cameron prime minister said OK I hear you how deep do you think the discussions -- I mean you were a former advisor.
To the UK defense ministry how deep -- the discussions about really what would happen if we hit -- It or do you think it was just we're not going to war there period and -- gonna happen.
Well I think the whole -- the whole reason the motion that was somewhat -- -- was for exactly that reason that there weren't many discussions.
She wasn't really a plan.
So I think I think that we're in discussions.
And therefore unit that is why you.
-- is what parliament over overruled it I think I think -- -- makes a a convincing case for the military strikes but the thing that we haven't.
Touched a former head of the unintended secondary and tertiary consequences of -- humanitarian issue.
Now for the humanitarian issue.
To even just maintain its level at the moment right UN they see all the high commission for refugees a non government organizations such as -- -- yet.
What -- support hospitals that treat to the victims of the chemical weapons attacks.
In -- for them to keep doing the woman flipped over that period and we'll try and ameliorate this humanitarian tragedy instance some small way.
The -- to being country.
If -- threatening military strikes.
On the area you can't lead these -- -- whose ingenuity and -- everything they're doing they're gonna get the hell out I want to bring the seventh and forgive me to both of you for kind of flipping through papers while you were talking but I was looking for a hard number on just how many refugees we have because this morning.
-- breaking development was the fact that.
The regional allies that we do have a Middle -- and Andy North Africa are feeling.
-- not just because refugees are pouring.
Over the borders but because you know they're they're financially supporting -- some of these refugees are going as good allies would.
I mean -- probably has enough money lasts from nineteen million billion lifetimes.
But still I mean they still have some sort of bottom line I would imagine when it comes to helping other people who were escaping war.
Wally and when does the buck really stop I mean what is country's gonna say you know what we can't take this anymore.
No more delay we just were not -- -- what happened.
The problem of refugees he's viewed by the -- -- -- -- refugees covering.
Third of -- and on north of Jordan into Iraq Turkey and and beyond.
Is not gonna stop by it countermeasure by humanitarian meaning if meaning -- and army and you open humid day and you and we get us there would be.
Submerged by that it's only when -- end the problem in Syria but the problem for -- -- -- would stop.
So the choice is going to be going through tough time put a short period of time and yes the unitary -- would continue.
Or ended up with a much bigger -- an -- I don't see how you gonna stop stand that the waves of refugees into these countries and create other problems in Lebanon Jordan Turkey and Iraq I.
I'm pretty at the -- on that issue.
US senate foreign relations panel chairman says committee to hold a meeting at 2 PM.
Eastern today to vote on Syria authorization that's coming to us from but the AP and Reuters will of course work work perform that -- that up.
With our producers there on the ground on the hill but but that's interesting because that's only an hour away.
Is out of insider about time.
I think the the democratic process -- has the play out.
There's a lot of discussion on whether the president should have gone a -- missile what we should actually flipped it to congress.
I think legally and I'm not a lawyer so you -- -- -- -- of illness.
But the -- legally unless there is -- an amnesia its threat to national security.
The president legally has to put to congress to postal.
So I think he's doing I think he's doing the right thing.
I only still think flavor their respective war.
The outcome is there was still -- foreign policy on Syria I if irrespective of in -- what do we do the US -- to conduct much resourceful whether it doesn't that still needs to be foreign policy because what was sitting at the moment.
Barbara class ritual more for -- on -- was as every good you know senior military officer reads.
-- -- Tactics implants should not shape foreign policy and strategy that should be the other way around civil war -- seeing -- is -- the tail wagging the bulk.