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Well my next guest says the killing of bin Laden highlights the critical shortcomings on our relationship with Pakistan -- In Washington colonel Robert Maginnis.
The relationship where Pakistan seems to have been advanced by the president himself last night.
And today the Foreign Ministry.
Offering a very positive.
The statement on on the raid itself.
Now will we don't know what's happening behind the scenes he put a happy face in front of pretty.
Desperate situation -- if you look at the history.
Over the last few years what has Pakistan done is supporting Haqqani Network those of the people -- us inside.
Of Afghanistan but they -- harbored by the pakistanis and they know that.
When we also have a problem -- -- supporting clandestine operations why didn't the president and our chain of command tell the pakistanis.
We were flying in their airspace to this city to.
Take down bin Laden because in the past they've tipped off those that we were trying to go after you know they aren't supporting our drone attacks we've had a hundreds of drone attacks over the last number of years.
They do they want the Intel once again so they can warn the people that were targeted because -- -- in bed with in many cases according to.
Of all things WikiLeaks and what they gave -- in the -- there in bed with.
The ISI and the virus.
There there there's -- secretive that the aside that Pakistani intelligence agency is with him to be kind about it ambiguous and its loyalties and interest.
The United States one would think would be Smart enough through its intelligence agency the Pentagon.
And agencies in the Pentagon.
To advance -- US interest as it did obviously with this raid by being clever and far more effective than anyone in Pakistan.
Now all that's true and we try to at the same time -- but.
You know we are not invading Iraq Pakistan and yet there are thousands of fighters that harbor there and they can come -- to.
Afghanistan to kill Americans and they've been doing this for years so the question becomes hell I'm sorry but -- question becomes immediately based on what you've said.
Then why not going to Pakistan and kill them.
-- not going to Afghanistan and kill them.
We've been there from nine and a half years in Afghanistan and as you well know the longest -- -- conflict in this country's history.
Why are we -- -- let me use that just extraordinarily tackle global term.
Why are we puts it for about pussy footing around.
Well we have gone into a limited degree here recently that -- -- any people are getting upset whether government because they tolerate that.
They've really they've -- -- Forced about a couple hundred CIA operatives and contractors out of the country because of this -- scandals.
They're getting tired of us firing drones.
Why I hope we go -- well it -- -- a sovereign country we haven't recognized.
You know that if we don't.
Take down some of these operatives you know our chances and Afghanistan are dismal.
Well if it and if we are to be held hostage to an idea that is more pure art of -- That is that that border means something to -- and it means nothing to the into the to the Afghans.
We're there we're in real trouble are -- and isn't it about time we dropped -- -- very clear to the pakistanis and the Afghans this is where it's going to be or we simply do the modest and humble thing and that is to completely withdraw from the conflict because it doesn't seem.
That the middle road is unacceptable one certainly not -- our and our great.
You know if we don't get cooperation along that 15100 mile long border.
Our chances of all to mentally.
Succeeding with the president has laid out his goal of not allowing these people to come back -- and take over the country once -- quote settled and you know you know secure.
Then you know why not -- not.
You know we have a 100000 young troops there -- spending a million dollars a year on each of them that's a hundred billion dollars.
And this could go on for a long time the president with a deadline of 2014 I don't think anybody believes that.
And yet that it region is as volatile as it ever was.
-- film industry can't conclude the conversation without first recent -- -- and I know that you're of the -- does any of us.
At how -- our military performed and our commander in chief.
Carried out his leadership on the on the mission.
Am -- correct and I think when you look our right colonel by a very much we have three great kids doing a great job over the venerable and I'm Stan thank you --
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