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Joint Chiefs of Staff admiral Mike Mullen says the Pakistani intelligence agency was involved in last week's assault.
On the US embassy in Kabul Afghanistan.
A reminder for the -- view the US has given billions of -- our taxpayer dollars to the Pakistani government.
Former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton is via US have consistently defended.
This kind of financial -- you.
And now we find that they are attacking our embassy.
In Kabul I'd say -- off.
Well Stewart that this is really.
Nothing different than we face from Pakistan for a long time is the most complicated relationship the US has in the world.
You could argue that Pakistani involvement with Taliban and al-Qaeda led to 9/11.
That hadn't been for Pakistani support there wouldn't be a Taliban regime in Afghanistan there wouldn't be al-Qaeda domination of it.
The difficulty is that in Pakistan the civilian government doesn't run the military.
And the military itself is badly split between -- the intelligence people.
Who run these terrorist networks.
And others who are -- -- aligned with us now here's the further -- they've got nuclear weapons.
So under the Varney theory -- hopefully that we did it up to buddy -- tax if we are under the bus you're throwing him under the bus with nuclear weapons this is unacceptable behavior there's no question about that.
If we could prize the nuclear weapons away from it would be different but we can -- -- This came up in the debate last night right and and again.
-- -- sitting on -- understand -- was talking about aligning with certain sectors of the Pakistani government can you pull apart this hornet's -- so much so to make alliances insert why can you don't exercise some leverage with spending bullies what I -- the of course curriculum of course we should exercise less but with.
But we have we have made mistakes for a long time here for example when we oppose these Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.
The CIA and the State Department basically outsourced our policy to the pakistanis.
Who armed the most radical mujahideen groups with our weapons and cut off the moderates.
Thus is managing the likes of -- the dean -- -- and ultimately the Taliban.
So this has been a policy that's been messed up for a long time there's no doubt what we ought to do.
But I taster at it's a very serious problem when they've got leverage on their side -- and it's who holds control of these nuclear weapons of bottom line ambassador we don't cut them off.
-- but we should apply pressure what you need is a tough ambassador to go and tell him what we really think -- for the job -- -- yeah.
What's your take that job it's a long way down from president.
Would you take the job I would I would take a job like that if I thought I could make a difference.
If president and you found out which one of the Pakistani ISI.
Had authorized and planned that attack on our embassy.
Would you take -- -- yes says the executive yes yes the executive order on assassinate hopefully if this is this not as absolute as some people think.
Ambassador John Bolton who is still thinking about running for the presidency heavily if not not thinking about it anymore I'm thinking of being president just not running for a quick -- Ambassadors it was a pleasure thank you vigilant --
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