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Hot stories now -- agency in charge -- bid destroying serious chemical weapons sending a second team to bolster admission today.
With the goal of dismantling the aside government's chemical stockpile.
Over the next eight months we should note though that the local government inside government is supposed to -- responsible for dismantling his weapons completely John Bolton is former UN.
And that there.
After the United States not so Fox News contributor -- Baxter -- we're learning now I second teens going in there could be twenty.
Chemical weapons sites and what's the take away here are we safer now that there's teams on the ground.
Well I don't think so over the long term look some of what they've already destroyed the equipment that Syria used in fabricating chemical weapons.
Is equipment no different than -- find -- -- -- chemicals company and in this country it Dow Chemical although the equipment that that would probably be better.
So it's easily replaceable on the open market now when it comes to destroying the actual agent the weapons material itself.
This is a difficult dangerous complicated job and I think what the Syrians are doing.
Is allowing some to be destroyed -- declared some it's -- have been reported in the press not as much as we expected they had.
So I think they're doing.
A superficial level of compliance with the agreement.
To buy credit which as secretary of state John Kerry already has given -- -- Asad regime.
And it's in pursuing said the agenda that Syria and Russia had in agreeing here.
To get legitimacy and to buy time for the -- regime so I think from their perspective.
There are on track what does -- mean Pratt's.
Well I think this gives the appearance of solving the chemical weapons problem without really doing much about it number one I don't believe for a minute Syria.
Really fully declared its total stocks of chemical weapons and number two.
Even if Syria did allow everything it has to be destroyed it could repurchase it.
It in a heartbeat from Iran or Russia which has been violating its obligations under the chemical weapons convention since it came into force.
In the mid 1990s this was a tactical move by Russia and Iran to give.
Aside time and legitimacy to demoralize the Syrian opposition I must -- I think it's working pretty well from their perspective.
Let me ask you a little bit about these specialists that are going into Syria to inspect the chemical weapons.
Because it's also coming up talking about Iran and today we're learning that potentially.
Are -- next week is going to you.
Offer a proposal.
To restart negotiations with the United States about its nuclear program and one in the offerings.
Is to allow inspectors to come into their country.
More freely than before who are these inspectors on either side.
And can may also be trusted to have our best interests in mind.
Well the the inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons who were in Syria now are professional -- have had experience.
And my expectation is they'll behave in a professional.
A matter whether some of them are secretly in the employ of Russia or China or -- I don't know I think the bulk of them.
Our professional likewise with the inspectors from the international atomic energy agency who who are very diligent the problem is not.
Necessarily subversion of the organizations although that's possible.
The real difficulty is that -- a country whether it's Syria or Ron is determined to hide.
Illicit programs from inspectors like that it's very easy to do especially in Iran it a large mountainous country.
So this is another bogus superficial concession by Iran what like the idea of allowing.
As stopping in Richmond up to the -- percent level which is a complete red hair and also part of their.
Proposed affidavit that's right that's what they're saying they're saying not so we'll take our -- -- enriched uranium look they had extra richer -- even though ghost story in another country that's what they're saying.
But there's a response internationally to summon these these negotiation tactics before -- the negotiation actually happens you have Great Britain saying.
Maybe we'll open our embassy in Iran be close -- a couple of years ago but maybe we -- as a sign that that this is our new relationship with this new president.
What what do you think about what's actually happening there.
I think we're well on the way to a very bad deal from the west the British Open their embassy.
Is just one example of it.
This offer from a -- actually very similar to what the west itself proposed just under a year ago.
Based on the notion that certain a map.
Of enriched uranium up to the -- percent.
U2 35 level is much closer to weapons grade than normal reactor grade uranium enriched to three to 5% of U2 35.
This this is this is Fuzzy math let's put it that's what this way it is a complete red hair and Iran cannot be trusted with any uranium enrichment that's been the position of the west these last ten years.
And if the Obama administration or our European friends make any concession on that point if they -- to have -- had any enrichment capacity.
They have essentially legitimized Iran's path to nuclear weapon.
It's the talks have next week in Geneva will watch for that ambassador thank you thank you done.
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