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Tonight is sending warships on maneuvers in the Mediterranean.
In a show of support for the Syrian regime.
Some of those Russian ships will be docking in the Syrian portrait -- all this as Russia says it will restrict new shipments of weapons to Syria.
Meanwhile both Russia and China this week pledging their cooperation on the issue of Syria with the United Nations.
-- now to assess all of this we're joined by Henry Kissinger.
Former secretary of state under presidents Nixon and Ford chairman of the international consulting firm Kissinger associates.
-- it is great to have you with this.
Let's turn to first these developments.
This display -- -- part of proved not to send those warships what do you make of it are concerned should we be.
And and and undoubtedly.
That it spreads and didn't believe can and had to be taken feeding into the I don't think the issue in future years for amenity -- -- -- issue between Russia and the United States.
It's primarily -- Cuba agreed to to remain.
And -- -- Populations.
Of unity at.
In mid Q -- in the past has supported the -- government -- And.
Why they didn't -- -- primary care professors why then do you think this administration is obvious.
Staking out considerable ground here.
To try to influence -- the of the outcome of whatever is happening in Syria that is the removal.
Of a sobbed from the president.
To the fields.
And I understand that that.
-- -- Probably a human -- -- that did -- are kidding going on.
And they would like to have America perceived in helping.
Good step to get -- convict.
Ceglia has been helpful and could have moved the Canadian -- In Lebanon permanently be there to putting it over to Truman have effects should keep to -- -- view.
He -- yet been on the wrong side.
Of -- that route from the United States.
That -- because issue that -- -- televisions.
To posting -- moved to go tomorrow.
Benefit me in the hello wide regime would conduct and if they don't and if -- -- have to have civil war between the -- -- And the she.
Should the united think it is that middle it that it.
And and that question a number of senators have so he suggested.
Rather directly that we should.
Our -- we've been beyond arming the rebels in Syria.
Are we in Iran remains the principal problem for US interest in the region I think it's fair to say.
And yet there doesn't seem to be a policy in place to deal with.
With if you will -- US interest.
In the region vis a -- -- In my lifetime.
I have seen.
And in a related to the period into the American -- are.
They've been -- with great enthusiasm.
And led -- to -- And committed the end of some period of time the only did -- because how do we get out of there and that.
We shouldn't we should not -- to -- -- We should not get into omitted any statements that we -- -- effectively it's good I've put the ended.
At -- -- -- who'd been suspended.
You know I don't I don't see -- in in the idea I would like that he that.
I don't oppose the idea that -- set to go.
I hope I worried about.
Emitted that it commitment.
And the -- could do.
Let me ask you this this country whether it be Afghanistan -- the Iraq.
The list unfortunately goes on.
Why have we not learned the lesson of Vietnam which was precisely as you put it.
What some -- called the whole doctrine which he himself violated but it came to Iraq.
Partly because it's it's no other country in the room.
He believed that it -- and content formed a domestic situation.
Ebitda it to pod group noted that if you know being.
They haven put amputees who can bit of debate to the -- the -- it's one of the attractive aspect of America.
But -- you get used this country it gave.
It is to prevail.
And we have a -- -- and a -- we have not manage it do.
Professor Henry Kissinger.
Doctor Kissinger great to have you television limited to purchasing.
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