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I'm joined now by colonel Ralph Peters Fox News strategic analyst also author of the bestselling.
-- act Gettysburg.
And -- it's great to have you with -- your thoughts on first of all the Los Angeles Times.
Releasing two years after the event these photographs.
But -- As it as you know news -- Los Angeles Times is dying financially.
Clearly want to make a splash I have to wonder about the timing of this release with the G I would be a Secret Service scandal was trying to bump and offer front pages but anyway.
What we're being told by the LA times his or just good citizens who wanted to do and noble thing it help the troops reform.
These events happened two years ago.
We're told you know it -- it's over we're told by the journalists at this soldier who read a supposedly.
Gave him the photographs -- remain anonymous.
But the soldiers noble -- concerned about good order and discipline.
If that's true why didn't that soldier take the photos to the army inspector general and those guys are tough and mean.
Why do we do that two years ago right -- the event.
None of this tracks problem -- who -- soldiers if not the name wasn't as a soldier disgruntled was he cashier to dishonorable discharge denied a promotion.
I just just stinks to high heaven it's not -- -- put those soldiers did was wrong.
He was -- And in the context of -- endless -- perfectly understandable.
Young dumb guys do dumb thing god let's move on and really have this panic.
All the way to the White House.
Oh my god Afghanistan's -- -- -- today's the day Friday the day protests and prayer we have not seen any protests that I know of I just checked Al-Jazeera.
Nothing going on -- Afghanistan.
If this was all on media manufactured.
Stiff -- scandal.
By the LA times addressed the media playing along nobody scrutinizing the source of the photographs here this soldier.
So -- I was really behind this it's just trashed.
I wanna turn to you I'm I'm very important subject that that surrounds and I I think news is that the senator.
What we're watching here.
That we are putting our men and women in uniform.
Time in combat and with their lives on the line day in and day out for months on -- three and four tourists.
And we've got in general's.
Condemning them just almost as you say reflexively in the in the national media.
And eight the American people I'm so proud right now the country.
Because this support for our troops hasn't wavered one else.
This has been as you say a media event.
In and frankly aided and abetted by a compliant.
Some of generals and is in Washington DC.
Yeah and if you Afghanistan leader several problems one is that we just have a -- of politically correct generals.
That there's just -- that the troops deserve much much better.
And -- -- you know I don't Afghanistan -- say that customer -- things.
And whatever anything goes wrong like this are the photo of the burning bronze -- the other photographs he rushes out and tells our troops.
You've got to respect an Afghan culture respect Afghan culture.
Does -- mean the culture that Afghan soldiers in police go in the villages and rape the little -- is the culture that murders.
Teenage girls over imaginary infractions the culture pervasive corruption our soldiers have to face and dated daily basis.
I think this is crazy.
And we we have no perspective on this and our military leaderships are leading Lou I have never.
Never in my life and my military career until now seen such a golf.
Between the chateau generals who -- behind layers of security.
And what they say and what the troops down there in the dirt in the mud in the blood tell me.
About Afghanistan but I and the end of the day live I don't want -- worry because candidate Obama told us.
He knows how to fix Afghanistan and I'm sure -- just waiting path to fix it after the next election.
Colonel thank you very maternal rough -- Ralph -- --