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Professor Raymond Chandler who is co-founder of the Iran policy committee an adjunct professor of government to Georgetown University good to see you professor thank you for being -- Pleasure I said the Iranian President as just said to that there is a new atmosphere.
And that Iran will present a plan that the Geneva.
Next month obviously in Geneva Switzerland what say you of that -- is that hope here is that cause for optimism.
Well let's hope for.
Iran because Iran wants to get rid of these sanctions at the beginning of any kind of negotiations.
And the negotiations have begun with the smiling check.
Coming to town.
And that's where we stand right now.
Iran wants a grand bargain with the United States and periodically puts on the table -- a series of not.
Little steps which the United States would prefer but a big step one of which is no regime change through a soft revolution.
And one of the reasons why the Iranian regime cracks down on Iranian dissidents in Iraq like.
The camp Ashraf deal that fox has been covering.
It's because of that group the mujahideen the National Council of Resistance of Iran and members are the core of hope for the Iranian people.
To create a soft revolution are a lot of the revolutions in 1989.
In Eastern Europe Jonathan.
So it was a wet -- should.
President Obama be doing right now to deal with these sort of overtones which may have.
You know a different.
Direction that they want to go -- what's President Obama is -- best approach and is he taking the best approach right now.
Well President Obama is part of our international coalition that's arrayed against Iran and -- -- at five or so Security Council resolutions against the run.
And what they're doing is putting on the table.
No unlimited right of enrichment.
I in fact medium enriched uranium.
Cannot stay in Iran because break out can occur you can go more quickly from 20% enriched uranium.
Bomb grade uranium.
Faster than you can go from zero to twenty -- all the medium enriched uranium has to go bye -- So ending but it is how do you -- -- can't go but I I guess is the critical question here.
That's where the Russians and and the Russians are going to make the Syrian.
Chemical weapons go five and -- -- direction to go to be tasked with this.
The the odd situation and -- -- anybody really believe that professor.
No we don't believe it but that's where this that's like a fairy tale of the Russians.
I have made a commitment and that doesn't have rarely President Obama out of the hole that he put himself.
But you know -- is in the same hole because it -- you can't deliver Asad of Syria.
He won't be able to deliver.
Real honey and all of a sudden -- stock goes down you don't buy a stock that's going down -- rapidly approved stock will go all right so.
Bottom line that we where all of the correct top.
But where -- we have to be very very Big Apple would -- it -- It's -- words are cheap.
Atmosphere is cheaper and all of a sudden we have to worry about the deeds and the -- will start in Geneva at the next.
Permanent five members and Security Council plus Germany meeting.
With the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Are they going to put up or shut up and I suspect they will come up with its grand bargain and the grand bargain will be knocked down and India have another meeting -- if if you.
Had your wish list for steps that Iran could take right now.
-- would be tall all of that links to full proving it that it is serious about only pursuing nuclear energy for peaceful.
Purposes stopping enriching uranium.
At using these cost effective methods that they are just starting to do.
This is just let the inspectors into secret locations like partying and that the whole mountain.
Where they might be working on not only investment but also a weapon a station that trigger mechanism.
And can get rid of the medium range and medium.
Level uranium that's the cause of the break out problem -- confidence building measures the president real money couldn't do if he had the support of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards -- And beat this supreme leader economy.
-- so what's your what your saying is that he.
He -- may not -- have that support all of the supreme leader all he certainly does have that simple.
For now the supreme leader common -- says you're out there but you're will be on your own I have your back but I will push your back and you will go down.
If you don't get rid of these sanctions because they are hurting me I don't want them anymore so.
Roddy is the smiling Shaq has come to -- -- get rid of the sanctions but the scientists will not only goal at the end of the process or.
Or at best in the middle of the process of confidence building small steps -- at -- -- I didn't do it and it is there any reason to believe that how many.
Has eight definitive.
All nuclear weapons -- he is willing.
To give them up in return for certain concessions from the united -- all he is determined absolutely to pursue them.
Well how how many has said that we want the capability to build the bomb he's never said we want nuclear weapons so.
It's clear that the economy has not given up this idea of having the capability -- -- that.
Entire fuel cycle going from you mining uranium to enriching uranium to converting the gas to marrying the enriched uranium with the trigger mechanism with that delivery system that's what I -- -- -- wants.
And it do you believe that these -- ultimately this go round -- game.
If we get anywhere near it.
Will allow them to have that ability -- ability while some preventing them actually doing it is that is that a practical possibility.
A professor a grand bargain is the worst option that President Obama could agree to.
And I it would be a horrible mistake for him to do so because break out would be so possible under the grand bargains -- It would allow Iran to continue working on in Richmond.
In secrecy weapon this nation -- secrecy and marrying the enriched your fuel with the weapon this nation and with the delivery system.
And all of a sudden I hate Iran has the -- And are all right well there's a doomsday scenario for us thank you for that cheerful Friday -- up professor.
-- great to see you into -- -- -- perspective on this professor -- in Canada who is co-founder of the Iran policy committee and enact a professor of government.
-- Georgetown University professor thank you very much have a wonderful -- -- My pleasure.
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