Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
As we learn about the National Security Agency and the FBI.
Tapping into the servers that nine leading US Internet companies cyber security.
Taking senator and Obama's China summit tomorrow as well as the territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
Among the issues that two leaders will be discussing.
Admiral James line is the retired commander of the US Pacific -- And we are delighted to have you with us and and I've got to began.
Why do you suppose this is all coming up now we know about the NSA.
-- -- Gathering.
We did not know about operation prism but there is some reason that this materials being pushed out here right now he does not look.
If it's truly a strange piece of time.
Well I think they see a certain wet -- weakness in this administration and I meant taking advantage of they being who.
Well I think China.
Certainly today with their policies in the South China Sea there -- aggressive bullying tactics.
International waters which comprises two point six million square mile -- Which.
We cannot let stand.
There is no compromise.
On that issue I can tell you our allies are going to be watching.
How President Obama handles this delicate.
Issue and how do you expect him to handle.
We're talking about South Korea we are talking about obviously in Japan.
We're talking about prospective late and potentially.
Important ally in India right.
Well what he has to make clear.
The United States navy has stood for freedom of navigation and the right of the condition passage -- but 230 -- -- And where -- not about the change course now.
He has to make it clear to the Chinese president.
That if -- hostilities break out because of China's bullying tactics.
We will stand with our allies and meet our obligations under our mutual defense street.
Now how how significant.
He is the threatened to -- by.
China's new development.
Of anti carrier missiles and other weapons how important is that in the balance of power in the region.
Well certainly he needs to make it clear.
That the Chinese obviously have built -- -- to fight the United States navy.
They didn't develop anti ship ballistic missiles to go against the Bangladesh navy.
And we have them make it clear we consider this an unfriendly act in fact through their actions one could really posh -- That we're now starting a 21 century Cold War.
And if that -- -- Chinese with the Chinese.
And if they have that mine where -- -- to meet that challenge and take on another Communist totalitarian regime.
And we have written developing as well obviously a encounter him countervailing.
Our commitment of force and energy.
And and troops.
And treasure in the Middle East at a time when the potential threat is rising really from Russia and really from China.
Right and to what degree can in this administration make a pivot.
As it's silent in this discussion.
With the area with the president.
China president she.
Certainly isn't helping the situation.
We've been on unilateral disarmament which must stop.
We have to make President.
Obama live up -- his promises.
Where he end.
We could get the soul treaty is signed before with these strategic on limitation talks with Russia.
He promised to modernize.
Our strategic nuclear forces and develop and -- -- a -- we need to hold them that I.
And meanwhile us I think most people watching and listening to admiral James lions know.
The Russians have more war -- now than does the United States we thank you very much for being with us admiral James line.
Nice to be here.
Filter by section