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-- all right -- now -- violence continues to rage on in Syria.
The international envoy is trying to broker a peace deal there has -- interesting idea you might say.
Once to get help from of all places Iran.
And we have John Bolton former US ambassador to the United Nations with us right now -- Kofi Annan is the the -- nowadays ambassador Bolton how about this.
Going to be rates for -- Well I think it reflects a fundamental misconception about -- how to bring peace to Syria what role Iran is playing this is not the first time in his efforts that.
Kofi Annan has tried to bring the Iran ends then and and with the same outcome.
-- the Iran -- the Russians and the Chinese have a fundamentally different view of what outcome they want in Syria than we do they want to keep.
The aside regime in power they each have their own reasons.
But the notion that that bringing -- -- and will help facilitate the peace process.
Is a 180 degrees in the wrong -- What about the notion just simply a brokering a peace deal.
-- a general what those the factions that you talked about the interest says that all sides have I know you know Kofi.
Comment from your time that the United Nations to -- demand for the job or is there a man or woman for this job.
Well I don't think the pictures that we see these terrible tragic pictures of civilians being killed and Syria are gonna change until the fundamental strategic reality changes and that means.
Undercutting the asides.
-- -- -- sources of strength from Russia China and Iran right and that means imposing some.
Costs on my thought -- was interest thing that Secretary Clinton said a few days ago that Russia and China had felt no pain from their support of the Asad regime and that they needed to feel some pain.
I agree entirely that's what we ought to be focusing on -- Check quick thought from you Bob just to broaden out a little bit before -- -- on the Middle East in general should it especially our investment audience is watching expect war.
Stabilizing or the opposite destabilizing headlines out of there and others have some power grab our power struggle that's going on Egypt we have this Syria and and all the rest of it well.
I think the end the best step prediction you can make is more instability certainly certainly Egypt is very much up in the air -- Syria remains but Iran's efforts to increase its influence around the region are not diminishing.
That's virtually guarantee of more instability -- talking about it ambassador Bolton always good to see you thanks a lot.
Thank you and --
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