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-- We're back with retired US air force general Thomas -- and -- and James Carroll follows senior research fellow national security Heritage Foundation.
Well let's turn to.
To the reports that Qaddafi -- body has been married.
Buried in an unmarked grave.
-- is is already a mess up for an administration that made this decision.
Seven months ago.
What what do you make on here.
-- people forget but if you strip everything lately the politics out there operationally.
The first phase of the Afghan war in 2002 looks exactly like Libya indigenous forces airpower chase the guys away high fives.
That's exactly what's happened in Libya.
Now the hard part starts the only thing that united all the people fighting Qaddafi is that there are -- -- So now we're gonna see whose agenda is really a whole it's a long long way to go in that country.
Yeah I agree came on net and clearly with a 140 tribes there.
There's going to be an insurgency that's going to rise.
That we don't know the magnitude of it as the most dangerous thing I think He has -- declaration yesterday of Sharia law which is clearly an indication.
That the leadership is going to be radical Islamic whether -- Qaeda Hamas.
Muslim Brotherhood clearly it is not.
In the direction that we want it to be so we'll have -- -- -- -- been very successful.
And then what do we do.
We establish radical Islamic government.
Does not make good sense -- And we are facing precisely.
If not precisely close to the same choices in Syria.
Following on the choices that this administration made in Egypt.
-- does this leave Israel and our and our policy in the Middle East.
That you this president spent the first two years we doing two things.
Trying to reach an accommodation -- Iran which is complete and utter failure.
And trying to be impartial between Israel and Palestine which was a complete and utter failure He did nothing else and then the Arab spring rolls and and look we've been -- catch up.
And ad hoc -- for the last six months and -- through this out there is no plan he's just making an -- -- today.
Well the real danger here is.
If this year aside fails.
And falls before that happens to Iran unions are going to unleash Hezbollah and the 50000 rockets.
From both Lebanon and Syria to start a war against Israel to coalesce the rest of the air of nation -- are big problem in the Middle East is Israel.
Let's destroy them now and so that will be a major conflagration.
And it's going to be very -- -- where the United States -- -- and this do we do it Nixon did.
In this 72 timeframe or do we take another position and watch we cannot afford to watch in this -- And that's the bad news there the good news scenarios there's just a bloodbath and Syria and it looks like Iraq.
In 2005 except in a very small place and none of those scenarios.
Leave us -- than these are brighter -- more optimistic outlook for our relationship.
And and specifically how we're going to constrain.
Iran from securing -- Barack.
And this administration has no plan to deal with the meltdown and Syria I mean you have a country that's sitting between Turkey Iran Iraq.
And Israel the countries that aren't even talking to -- -- these guys are really clueless here.
General -- -- guys work.
They're not doing anything on the nuclear efforts by the Iranians and unfortunately they talk about a red line I don't think they're going to stop that Lou.
All right general thank you very much appreciate against.