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Russian designed Sam two and Sam three and -- aircraft missiles C four high explosives material.
All found aboard a ship parts of northern yemen's.
-- like shipment originated in Iran the weapons and explosives -- covered is part of an operation coordinated.
With the US navy House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers tells fox.
Is part of our broader pattern by Tehran to destabilize the entire region.
Joining us now Fox News Middle East and terrorism analyst doctor Walid Ferris.
They're caught red handed here while lead.
Why is the United States not responding in responding strongly.
Well first before this is.
Not -- the first time the Iranian regime send shipments of weapons as far as Yemen northern Yemen they went imagine all the way from.
Iran's through the Arabian finance that I mean and the -- in international waters to get to -- -- enclave in northern Yemen situated between Yemen and Saudi -- it's pretty far.
From the gulf what we are supposed to be containing them.
And that is telling about what Iran is doing that is telling us that out containment policy.
The sanctions that we have right now I'm not really -- turning -- Iran is it's not just northern Yemen who.
It is also in Baja rain it's and UAE it's in Iraq and even and other countries and -- -- area.
And of course.
It is nothing new as you say in irrespective of the distance traveled and it was a very short distance.
-- from Tehran to Baghdad.
But in that span.
Are we know or Armenians were killing American.
Troops and did so throughout the war.
There was no response.
How can -- believe that a superpower this country would all allow such such travesty without response.
-- -- the Bush Administration.
Or the Obama administration.
The problem though is that debt under the bush administration and it was basically putting pressure on the Iranians we were present and Iraq.
We try to contain and a Hezbollah we have several -- and resolutions against Hezbollah and I've been on and it was not even efficient.
Under the Obama administration that is actually -- policy of disengagement connect the dots.
We are sending away from the gulf half a follow -- task force we are sending messages to the leadership of the Iran onions.
Not to basically reform but to engage with us we are not helping the Iraqis are rising -- -- Iranian influence.
Iran is sending weapons and also its own guards inside Syria to -- asset.
-- his own opposition so.
What we are claiming that our sanctions are working Iran is all over the map and more recently let me -- do things.
Iranian navy now have facilities on the -- in the ports of -- -- -- -- ritzy.
And Port -- Their navy was able to cross the Suez Canal with the help of course of the Muslim Brotherhood -- in Egypt since it's it's it's problematic now.
What you're saying is that the United States national security.
Architecture is incapable of formulating a response.
To the to the adventurism if you will of Iran or the extension of its interest in the region.
And if that is the case that goes beyond simply the political judgments be made by this president.
It goes much deeper much broader than that the -- -- years they're describing.
A lot simply to look.
That was a decision made already in the past four years to engage Iran in leadership and that decision has a price.
They think that if you want to engage them.
You would not confront them anymore you're not confront -- in Syria and Iraq in -- -- in now in Yemen and elsewhere.
And that weather report we -- about Hezbollah which has the ally of Iran.
Becoming a direct threat against us in this hemisphere and Venezuela and Mexico and elsewhere so the result of the obviously with the -- Iran.
Is -- allowing the Iranian regime to become a much bigger problem that we cannot solve a disappointment.
Within that context the appointment of John Brennan to be the head of the CIA.
We listened to the different are going Defense Secretary.
Panetta say that the president United States in the secretary oops it's of state.
We're not involved in the entire period in Washington DC.
In the in the big -- attack acknowledging for the first time.
We have since it first your reaction to that.
A -- is secretary Panetta.
Well first -- all what seems to be the problem.
Is it V and it decision by the administration not to identify the threat before they strike -- that's a huge meaning in Libya.
According to the cables that we read an -- -- That we did not see that this is a threat and we if we don't see that isn't a threat we don't actually we're not prepared to and that's got to.
-- and I don't see that as a threat.
When we have watched the British embassy be bomb the British ambassador attack when we -- the International Red Cross withdraw.
-- -- -- -- -- What it is how large -- type would it have to be written.
In order for us to get the message this is us a bright.
It's basically because we're not looking at the ideology of those got -- -- that's something Jihad the organizations the basic acted -- -- Is that we consider them as hostels.
And be aware that they may attack us now once they act that that's that's what it would look at all other -- -- because I wouldn't -- Your reaction to the revelations about.
The secretary of state.
And the president -- states.
Betty what I said.
I you know my my my summarize position is that they are two policies now they went to management a foreign policy one very low level from the State Department.
And at different one strategic going out of the White House and many things -- the White House hat.
Had at the time -- objective when not really informed of the security council on the one hand or the State Department.
Where did this -- let me ask you just straight yes or no were you disappointed and disgusted at the contact that the conduct.
Of the present -- United States and the secretary of state.
I think that by trying to put this on the video of this was it ever -- from what what's really happening on the ground and they tried not to inform the American public.
Before the election that I think -- -- consensus of most of us at least those who.
Who know about what the jihadist we're trying to do.
-- -- good to have you with us much.
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