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Under our congressman Anthony Weiner good morning congress and went.
Good morning mr.
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-- can't Syria this that I heard about.
You know -- well all holes Suton.
So when did put -- -- a little bit about that.
-- -- home America -- just.
What are you get merit -- -- you're gonna get married which just so.
It's it's it's three yards and a cloud of dust what they we got to.
They do this incrementally.
Like big news Rolling Stone editor coming out -- -- General McChrystal.
Referring to the real enemy the wimps in the white house on the doubles -- -- -- White House.
I guess my question -- first direction of that and then the second part of the question of the all.
This this Afghanistan thing just doomed to failure or.
-- -- Well I think it's it's it's bad when you have.
Officers in the field who are talking to -- magazines and speaking off the cuff area that's kind of dishonorable in the classic sense of you would you want commander in chief dep support of his of his generals.
But you know the problem is sitting there that the Afghanistan.
They've got to -- not going particularly well and I think that day.
The military -- in in the middle trying to figure out what are some untenable problems and it.
Have -- into Afghanistan about country it's very used to a strong central got very central government at all.
It's very difficult I was there January of last year you -- you talk to them to the Marines who were doing an amazing job but they're trying to essentially stand up.
And organized army of afghanis and that have never been that organ before.
So it's a very difficult place that we are but I do believe the fundamental premise of the thing.
Is right that Afghanistan's an extraordinarily important place for us and and having a nuclear armed Pakistan.
Being overrun by by terrorists is is a problem as well also.
We have to get this right that this -- look -- just doesn't have the appearance of of of some of the generals.
The backbiting usually starts -- -- policy is not going.
Or well all -- in their right mind thought to she's going to work in Afghanistan.
What kind of look it's got -- situation that we don't have a lot of good options and Afghanistan and leaving isn't particularly good option you don't wanna.
Create -- dynamic that that basically Pakistan falls.
Staying there aren't and -- had to be changed I think the administration deserves some credit for at least recognize we could keep doing things the way they work.
-- -- so much and foreign policy is not about good options in bad options -- it's about all different levels of -- options in this one as the one that they chose I'm not convinced the right one but.
I gotta give them credit for at least it it at least changing what we were doing which was kind of like being.
Being half and there.
Leon to Sam.
Where the war war to war and so on but unfortunately -- wind up.
And I I I I hear your word you're saying and -- -- enough to touch important.
But anyway and we want to have an American's diet and all but eventually.
Well before what is the thing that I think the president.
There's at least try to give us the inside I mean he could have.
The irony is we -- fighting in Afghanistan is really much more about neighboring Pakistan than anything else.
They've got nuclear armed country that is teetering from -- Dave from civilian rule to military rule and hasn't large swaths of the country.
Governed by al-Qaeda.
We can't continue to have that and expect to be safe from and we we saw that -- do with the statements -- that the guy who Bible try to bomb Times Square.
-- mean if if you're gonna have places in the world that essentially are terrorist state and then to know that their nuclear terrorist states.
That's a real problems but the question is what do you do about it and there aren't a lot -- -- -- -- a lot of great options but one of the best options.
Is to have a stable Afghanistan next door.
That allows you to that deal with the problems in Pakistan.
Now -- -- still have an MMI along with view him available open up and -- of caution -- -- management program -- was mean to me -- to beginning of this conversation with -- excellent -- commander -- the.
I hit -- common prestigious tennis I didn't have to twitch.
-- just occurred when I'm pony -- for -- a congressman occurred.
No actually you know my comments from my congressman Jerrold Nadler -- However -- -- Well Paul I don't agree with any finger she's -- -- -- -- always vote for him.
-- go to vote -- see his name and then these other people who -- just I've never heard don't.
-- which is probably are -- in office because all of by the Willis with a name like we are closely name ID with me.
OK so I don't vote turnout lower.
Even money -- there's -- back -- again now shall learn.
-- that they -- educated.
-- you if you don't pay much attention -- -- he's a very very good congress and one of the smartest guys in Washington -- -- -- -- -- constitutional law that also -- transportation policy better than what he -- you're you're you're you're.
They're actually doing the right thing level.
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