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Joining us now for more on bin Laden's death Pakistan Afghanistan the Middle East at large former secretary of state Henry Kissinger.
In regard to have you with us here -- -- -- -- impact in your view of bin Laden's death.
And the Middle East.
Bin Laden boats met in -- no control.
At the end and -- but he was a great symbolic figure.
And I believe it -- have paid psychological impact.
Partly under recruiting.
And partly -- convict -- good -- of Qaeda fighters may have about the ultimate success.
The the idea then the United States somehow in the minds of many at least in the national media.
That our intelligence agencies are somehow confused and unaware.
That Pakistan operates and its government has whether it's from char four or -- the current government.
Operates on a number of levels and has to have certain relationships with two competing.
And warring factions including al-Qaeda and the United States.
Are we supposed to believe that the CIA and other intelligence agencies are unaware of the duplicitous nature of the -- any circumstance.
That would -- be ambivalent and made two of -- they're doing things I thought incorrectly it's.
Run and probably did not expect its two things.
The bin Laden would I didn't play it play inside right and secondly it said there had -- could be could be both.
-- about -- on at least some fairly hit and very high level and -- the Pakistan government.
Didn't knowing about it's it's inconceivable.
He could believe -- he was.
Should there be repercussions as some in congress including congressman Ted -- Should there be repercussions and cutting off aid as a result of the nature of of the Pakistani government being what it is.
But having said that they can pakistanis who -- in love and -- hiding from I wouldn't be surprised if it turned out that they were -- to invoke.
Discovery in some manner that didn't met that same groups but but competing groups.
No I don't think the point is that the that they attributed cried -- against buckets.
Target and we ought to operating.
In the -- -- -- But hundred identical objective.
And we have to recognize that the pakistanis have.
Occasionally that -- Olympics bid to about America.
Compatible with I don't know and we have to decide from case to case.
How much cooperation.
That's -- to blow about it.
Now the issue of Afghanistan.
Pakistan itself our relationship there the US interest in that region.
And how soon in your judgment would it make sense for the United States to withdraw.
How soon do you think it would be appropriate for the United States to conclude.
The hostilities in Libya this is an administration that is widening.
Our conflicts and hostilities rather than narrowing them.
With obvious US interest.
And I good news -- -- the United States is engaged in military operations.
And then it's only stated objective becomes.
How do withdrawal we we don't fled towards those student but was.
So that we can bistro but it noted good -- objective.
I believe that the objective -- -- community -- of creating the pockets and that Afghan government that can take over from us.
I don't think that's achievable in the timeframe the American public will -- that it took the question is how can -- -- handled.
That will be imposed -- condition.
Did do different view -- some people who think we could negotiate with the Delhi -- I believe we should -- to come to an understanding with some who may be -- -- to surrounding countries.
All of which just didn't but senators -- and and then imposed said that and then -- -- picked -- that Klitschko.
Well and that her case withdrawal would be the the more urgent.
Objective -- the outcome but how -- it did it's it's crucial.
-- -- always great to have you with.
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