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CSPAN
Oct 7, 2013 4:00am EDT
can't and we were talking about that who's going to deal with india. the nations and especially china, which purchase such a large amount that continue to purchase iranian oil, if we could get them to do more to scale back their energy purchases, i think it would take the sanctions regime, which are having an effect, and make them even more effective and hopefully help us. we have a meeting in early july and i think senator reid pulled it together with the number two leader of the chinese government and i asked him this question. you've reduced your oil purchases from iran for a variety of reasons, including to help the sanctions. could you reduce them dramatically further and then say, but if you give up your nuclear program, we're going buy a lot more from you, so have a stick, but then have a carrot, and could india do the same thing, dramatically reduce oil purchases, but with a carrot down the road, or japan could do the same thing, and the response to the chinese official was very adroit and very quick. he said he would be very willing to consider cutting our purchases from iran
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2015 4:00pm EDT
, china, france, the united kingdom, russia, germany, and the european union that negotiated this agreement with iran. they have pursued this agreement in order to get iran to comply with its nuclear nonproliferation treaty obligations and to comply with un security council resolutions passed since 2006, calling on iran to comply with his commitments and halt its program until such time there is a conference of agreements. congress, members of congress, said they wanted to weigh in. they wanted to have a say on this, even though this is not a treaty, technically speaking, that they have the legal authority to provide and consent on. that is what led to the process we have seen in the last few days. host: a process that officially ends september 17, when that 60 day clock ends. we go to pennsylvania. line for independents. raymond, good morning. caller: good morning. i would like to jog people's memory. in the 1970's, pakistan was in pursuit of a nuclear weapon. there are also characterized as terrorists, backing terrorist organizations, and if they got a nuclear weapon, there may
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 10:30am EDT
up right all the pieces and all the power. there is no one behind us. not a china, not a russia. not an eu. lit make for a more danger yous rouse and destable world. >> if america pulls back, do you thing it will? >> i don't know how. one thing for sure. we have to decide what is desirable and what is vital. afghanistan is desirable. maybe not vital. >> what does that say to the american people? >> exceptionallism and optimism have never been tied to remaking the world. the second in command the afghanistan was asked this week why the december re-evaluation comes up, will you be able to mark significant progress. he said progress. but flinched from the word significa significant. secretary gates said we won't be fighting here in 15 years. not 15 months. that's not good enough. >> thank you all so much. the "roundtablrb"roundtable" co the green room. >>> up now, how the controversy over the pro posed mosque is playing 10,000 miles away. >>> coming up here, "in memoriam" and "the sunday funnies." >>> now, "in memoriam". >> he must go faster. some way, some how, he must get the block ba
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2015 3:00pm EDT
mentioned here is china. and they are very much involved in the situation, including developing two of the largest oil field in iran under sanctions. i don't think the issue isn't application of two tough sanctions. it is an issue of not applying the sanctions we already have. the chinese imports 60% of iran's oil exports. they built a real system. they built roads. they were very much involved in iran. the russians are very much involved. that is another country we have maybe mentioned once or twice in here. it is not just the u.s.. we have lost leverage. some people in the city think we can do some ink and the world jumps. this is a different world. china is a powerful country. russia is not as powerful in its economy. it is degraded, and its leaders or something else. but the chinese are a powerful country that wants more influence in the middle east and they are moving into every single country. it is one of few countries that helped saudi arabia and iran at the same time. they support the palestinians and the israelis at the same time. they are playing a double game and they are playi
ABC
Dec 20, 2009 10:00am EST
be home for christmas. we have a responsibility to deal with the issue. china, one of our great competitors in the world is taking the green leap forward, as they say. they're committing themselves an energy efficient economy. they are building mpanies, even in the united states, that will make those products. will the uted states stand by the sidelines or be part of the leap forward? >> so that's a yes? >> we're going to move forward. i hope we can get it done in the coming year. >> neither the president or secretary of state can go to copenhagen and make large commitments without senate confirmation or ratification. as a result, the senate will have to act on this. there is not the support right now for that. my guess is, if it came to the senate today, there would not be a majority willing to support it. as one wag put it. by the way, china is among the group of countries that would be eligible. you borrow the money from china and then give the money to china, it doesn't make sense. >> thanks, gentlemen. hope you get home for christmas. >> i hope so, too. >>> coming up, our r
CSPAN
Sep 6, 2015 1:00pm EDT
partners in this, the countries backing us up, including russia and china. germany, france, great britain. these are very important partners who have been involved in the sanctions against iran with other pressures placed against that country. secretary kerry, in arduous , helped to bring about a remarkable agreement. it comes after a lifetime of public service. some of the parallels in our lives are substantial, but one was that i volunteered for the navy and serve really most of my time as an intelligence briefer for the chief of operations. secretary kerry volunteered for the navy and he ended up out on the mequon delta. he was awarded the silver star, bronze star award for three purple hearts from that very significant service. very early in his career. he was willing to give his life for his country. he served as the lieutenant governor of massachusetts under governor dukakis. and then he came to the united states senate. service.of magnificent the last four of them on the senate relations committee. throughout that time, one pursuit of foreign relations was vigorous. working in a no
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 8:00am PDT
russians, the french, china. even the sort of left wing chatterati would have much preferred sanctions and containment to invasion. >> absolutely. if you analyze it, they got watered down. my point to you is simple. if you hadn't taken out saddam, there still would have been consequences. what they are, we don't know. i could say, i think it would have been a threat. competing with iran. someone else might say, well, he would have been contained. we don't know. but my view was, in the circumstances after 9/11, you had to send such a strong signal out. on this issue. and incidentally, don't ignore what happened. libya gave up the wmd program. iran at that time, wept back into talks. after 2003. north korea rejoined the six-party talks. there was a lot that happened. i personally felt, and i still feel, the single biggest threat we face is the prospect of the terrorist groups acquiring a nuclear chemical biological capability. >> although many would say that is the worst case scenario and it is speculation because there's no evidence to support it. >> here's the problem, christiane. it is a
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2014 12:00pm EST
like russia and rising powers like china that might be looking to change or offend the international order. many of us in washington think -- up and -- upend the international order. many of us in washington think tanks struggle with these issues every day. today we are fortunate to have a unique cross spectrum of views. right now, the left and right are divided not only left and right but within the left and within the right on how america might think about its role in the world in the coming 10, 15, 20 years. we are lucky to have people with us your spokesman from all of these different vantage points. -- who are spokesman from all of these different vantage points. this of them was inspired by an article in american prospect. the article looked at realism old and new. of whether the idea the obama administration has sort of been tugged between two different views of america's role in the world, one being the one rooted in american aadership and america having unique role in leading in the world stage. the other being a more pragmatic look at what america's power and to affect grea
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 3:00pm EDT
first japan to rise and prosper. and then south korea. and then southeast asia. today, china and india. and that is fine. that has been welcomed by the united states. it is economically welcomed by the united states, but it has a critical ingredient. that peace and stability has been our pivotal military presence in the region and our alliances that anchor that. that is a good thing, and we want to keep that going. it is about that role that we play in east asia, where animosities run deep, people argue over rocks in the ocean, where the wounds of world war ii and the earlier part of the last century have never healed. we would like to continue to play our stabilizing role there. that is not aimed at anyone. it is not picking a fight with anyone. it is not a concept of deterrence or anything like that. it is to continue to play that stabilizing role. we have not been able to play that to the extent we had in previous decades over the last decade, because we have been so involved in iraq and afghanistan. we want to get back to that role. it's important for people to understand why we're
ABC
Jan 15, 2017 10:30am EST
china, the president-elect told "the wall street journal" the one china policy was also negotiable depending on what china does with other issues. including currency manipulation. rex tillerson said there are no plans to do away with the one china policy. the chinese have said it's not negotiable. so where does that stand right now? >> well, i think both gentlemen are correct. rex tillerson is correct. there are no plans to change the one china policy. that policy is on the table if china doesn't also come to the table and work with us on trade. work with us on the south china sea and what's happening there. there's a lot going on that is hurting this country. and there's a lot of businesses and a lot of people that put president-elect trump in office because they are counting on him to get our relationships with china straightened out. as part of that negotiation, as part of fulfilling that promise, all of the issues are on the table. at the same time, rex tillerson is correct. there's no predetermined path here. but it's something that is going to be discussed and decided down th
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2015 4:00am EDT
. friends -- france, britain, russia, china. they have a pretty good understanding of this field and of the challenges. i have appreciated the way in which they and germany, which is the plus one, all came together, all contributed, all work part of this. thisre not just looking at table negotiating. you are looking at what the international community, the p5 was one, -- plus one, negotiated. they are experts. every one of them, and nuclear technology, and ratification, and verification. they are smart people who have spent a lifetime doing this. they have signed off on this agreement. i am joined by two cabinet secretaries, who's helped was absolutely invaluable. i think all of you for the role that congress plays. i was privileged to be the chairman of this committee when we passed the sanctions effort. debate.emember the we passed it unanimously. it played a very significant the in bringing her into table and helping to make it clear that we needed to bring about a serious and productive negotiations with iran. from the day that those talks began, we were crystal clear that we would
ABC
Sep 16, 2012 10:00am EDT
gulf, and to america, has never been stronger. when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheaeating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i apove this message. ♪ >>> there's something that i want you all to know. i'm not worried. not in the least. our campaign has a secret weapon and that secret weapon is speaking right now in tulsa, oklahoma. let's take a look. >> hello, i'm mitt romney. and i understand the hardships facing ordinary americans. for example, this summer, one of my horses failed to medal at the olympics. so, i know hardship. [ laughter ] >> we're joined now by george will, fox news contributor liz cheney, who's also co-founder of keep america safe. retired general wesley clark. abc senior political correspondent jonathan ka
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2012 2:00pm EST
the world, the united states embassy in china. i understand better than anyone on the stage to complex national security implications we will face going forward with what we know is the most complex and challenging relationship of the 20th century, that with china. >> governor romney? >> you have a question? >> the governor has just said he can speak better than anyone else. >> he can do a lot better than barack obama. let's put it that way. we have a president with no experience and leadership. he never let a business or a city or state. as a result, he learned on the job being president of the united states and he's made one error after another related to foreign policy. the most serious of which relates to iran. we a nation which is intent on becoming nuclear. iran has pursued their ambition without having a crippling sanctions against them. the president was silent when a million voices took to the streets. he stood at -- he should have stood up and said we're with you and he should have before a plan that shows we have a plan to remove their plans to go nuclear. this is a
ABC
Nov 6, 2011 8:00am PST
ask you about the substantive issues. what herman cain said on china. >> yes, they're a military threat. they indicated they're trying to develop nuclear capability and they want to develop more aircraft carriers like we have, so, yes, we have to consider them a military threat. >> well, we know that china has had nuclear capabilities since the 1960s. is this, again, problematic, a misspeak as he said? how does this presidential candidate say this thing in? >> i thought this oriental misspeak was more of an embarrassme embarrassment. when i saw that, i must say, i right an op. if you don't know that, what else don't you know? this is sarah palin territory. she used to say stuff like that. and everybody said, forget it. i think that's the serious thing that happened to him, he lost his credibility. >> cain is a leading indicator for this month of a multimonth phenomenon. which is resistance to mitt romney. what mitt romney people say, he says that the cure to the lack of enthusiasm is winning. once you start winning. they think he'll win in new hampshire. they're going to try to w
CSPAN
Jun 6, 2015 10:57pm EDT
recent decades between the united states and india, and his outreach to china, the people's republic of china as well. so just remember presidents have a very full plate in addition to their domestic responsibilities, and i would say over time -- it is not going to happen today or tomorrow -- but over time i think the president bush is going to be evaluated for the entirety of his foreign-policy and not just the war on terror and the two wars in afghanistan and iraq. >> mr. goss and then dr. eisenberg. goss: i was good going to say, if those who remember that era 2001 and 2002, when we were talking about weapons of mass destruction, the conventional wisdom was they were there, and it was not just something that was manufactured. it was every intelligence organization on a global basis with whom the networks were talking to each other, and there was a lot of different information coming from a lot of different sectors. it was all a little bit sort of whifty information. there were some things that were pretty clear. one was that saddam hussein's sons had given information and
ABC
Nov 6, 2011 9:00am EST
. what herman cain said on china. >> yes, they're a military threat. they indicated they're trying to develop nuclear capable nlt. so, yes, we need to consider them a threat. >> is this, again, problematic, a misspeak as he said? how does this presidential candidate say this thing in >> i thought this orient embarrassme embarrassment. when i saw that, i must say, i right an op. if you don't know that, what else don't you know? this is sarah palin territory. she used to say stuff like that. he's lost his credibility. >> cain is a leading indicator for this month of a multimonth phenomenon. what mitt romney says, he says that the cure to the lack of enthusiasm is winning. once you start winning. they think they'll win in new hampshire. they're going to try to win in iowa. if you win in iowa and new hampshire is over. >> let's play just something that mitt romney said, lot of the discomfort with him is what people considered flip flopping. let's have a quick look about what he said about this issue. >> can't state every issue with the same statement every single time. for political and c
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2012 2:00am EST
enough to give up their weapons, so could we. by the way, the official policy in china is already there. if you say we never use them first, you're saying pretty much the same thing. it is not precise, but it is pretty much the same thing. if he could get into that kind of a situation, you could envision a world in which if everyone was producing more or less simultaneously, like we're trying to do with russia now, an adequate deterrent could be maintained until the last minute when the last weapons were reduced. the return could be reduced as you go along. the other side has nuclear weapons, you need less to deter the possibility that they might use them. that is the concept for how you get out of this. is is a long, difficult process. as long as we are in the box we are in now and we are not on a path to zero, and that requires all sorts of stuff to get on that path, incentives will not be there, at least in my view. any time one state has the clear weapons, the one thing that really works is deterrence if you want to protect yourself against that state's nuclear weapons. some other s
ABC
Sep 16, 2012 8:00am PDT
and moved the business to china. that's when i knew it wasn't a coincidence. >> each time raymond mccoy got a new job romney and bain capital would buy the company. ancial pl. at pacific life, we can give you the tools to help you achieve financial independence. for more than 140 years, pacific life has assisted families and businesses in meeting their goals, even in uncertain economic times. let us help protect the things that you work so hard for. to find out how, visit pacificlife.com. ♪ to find out how, visit pacificlife.com. energy is being produced to power our lives. while energy development comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly providing generations of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. ♪ >>> here's another thing that will amaze yo
CSPAN
Apr 21, 2012 10:00am EDT
has been unwilling to use that leverage to persuade pyongyang to change course. while china may have expressed its displeasure with the north's recent missile launch, the fact remains that beijing serves as pyongyang's economic lifeline, sending food and fuel to prop up the north korean regime and luxury goods to satisfy the north korean elite. china continues to play this role because beijing fears a flood of refugees from an unstable north korea more than a nuclear north korea armed with ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons. my guess is that beijing also likes having a buffer between itself and south korea, a strong u.s. ally. by enabling the north korean regime is aggressive and reckless behavior, which threatens regional stability, china in up undermining its own security calculus. just what kind of regime is south korea backing? life under the youngkim is as bleak as ever, with the average person enjoying no real religious our personal freedoms. hundreds of thousands of political prisoners remain in prison in gulags. others endeavour to skate by any means possible, even if it
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2011 10:00am EST
basically. we looked at china, brazil, and every other country in the developing world. we need to be careful sometimes when looking at iran and experts who worked on iran, worked on ran 24/7 the things that might seem peculiar to iran might be more general around the developing world. certainly, the irgc is more involved in the economy than it was five years ago, but it was involved in the economy in the 1990's. it is more of a general trend that a particular outcome of particular regulations. i will leave it at that. will talk about that later. >> terrific. that is a great start for us. there is some stuff we will want to come back and dig into. makes sense of iran for us. >> i will try to do that in the seven minutes. >> you might have a couple of minutes to spare. >> the rate i would describe -- the way i would describe transposition internally and externally as impasse. i think there's a domestic impasse and obviously an international impasse on the nuclear issue, but other issues as well. the domestic and past takes place i think at two levels. within the state institutions t
CSPAN
Apr 15, 2012 10:30am EDT
matter in russia, the matter in china. >> more with katrina lantos sweat, tonight on"q &a." >> nearly 1500 perished on the ship called unsinkable. >> once the lookout bells were sounded, the lookouts sighted in a spurt ahead and they struck a bell's three times. that is a warning saying there is some logic said. does not mean dead ahead, it means ahead of the ship that it does not say what kind of object propelled the lookout went to a telephone and called down to the officer on the bridge to tell them what it is that they saw. when the farm was finally answered, the entire conversation was what do you see? the response was icebergs right ahead and the response from the officer was, thank you. >> samuel halpern on the troops and minutes of that night, part of american history tv on c-span 3. >> president obama was in boca raton, fla. last report he announced a new tax proposal, the buffett rule would require americans earning one more than $1 million per year to pay at least 30% of their income in taxes. tomorrow, on the eve of tax day, the senate is scheduled to vote on l
ABC
Apr 13, 2014 8:00am PDT
at war with pakistan. we woke up one day and china had nuclear weapons. people who say, by golly, we'll never stand for that, they're voting for war. >> reporter: so, do you think the united states could live with a nuclear-armed iran? >> i think it's a mistake for them to get nuclear weapons. >> reporter: if they crossed the threshold is it something that we could live with? >> i think that's not a good idea to announce that in advance. no, that's a dumb idea to say you're going to live with. however the opposite isn't good. >> reporter: the final decision on running will be a family one. >> my wife, kelly, i couldn't have done it without her. >> reporter: have you convinced your wife to run? you said it would depend on her. >> there are two votes and at least one undecided. >> reporter: when are you going to make the decision? >> after 2014 elections. >> thank you. >> thanks to jon karl for that. >>> let's bring in our political roundtable. matthew dowd. laura ingraham, james carville. former labor secretary, robert reich. and ana navarro. matthethe matthew, let me begin with y
ABC
Jan 17, 2016 10:00am PST
-americans. donald trump will do a great job for african-americans. i'll bring back jobs from china and many other places. i will be great for african-americans. >>> more from donald trump in just a minute and then the democrats. hillary clinton and bernie sanders both join us live this week ahead of tonight's big debate. the attacks are coming hard and fast. >> announcer: "this week" with george stephanopoulos brought to you by pacific life. for life insurance, annuities and investments, choose pacific life. the power to help you succeed. and investments, choose pacific life. the power to help you succeed. because getting there requires exactly that. a plan for what you want your future to look like. for more than 145 years, pacific life has been long-term financial security. bring your vision for the future to life with pacific life. talk to a financial advisor to help build and protect your retirement income. pacific life. the power to help you succeed. janet? cough if you can hear me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? it works
CSPAN
Apr 15, 2012 2:00pm EDT
russia and china. >> more on lantos tonight at 8:00 on c-span q and a. >> a speech calling for the u.s. to play a leadership role. former secretary of state condolezza rice suggest making a confident at home. speaking at the heritage foundation in washington, the secretary spoke with the resolute -- role of the united states and international affair. this is just under an hour. >> good afternoon everyone. ladies and gentlemen i'm pleased to welcome you to the heritage foundation, for this timely and important event, it is timely because of events overseas are constantly raising questions about our national security as we saw yesterday, with north korean test of launch of ballistic missile. timely because foreign policy has been topic of great interest during the presidential debates. it's important because americans are debating how we respond to events not only in north korea but in afghanistan, iran, syria and other hot spots. there are many questions raised by the actions of the obama administrations, actions that suggest that the president wants to change the way the united sta
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2014 10:00am EDT
and they are not impressed. strategic rivals like russia and china, hostile people are drawing conclusions and take note on the hard things that we do as the preeminent the mocker see. -- democracy. this goes back to fdr. the finest amend new how to choose a message of strength. -- of me knew how to choose a message of strength. i think of the reagan military buildup of the 1980's. american resolve in unmistakable terms. i think of a few days after saddam hussein was taken into american custody. among others who were paying attention was the dictator of libya, who let it be known that we could come and take away his entire inventory of nuclear components. we did. what would have to doff he done in 2011 -- qaddafi done in 2011? they watch what our leaders do in america and they listen to what our leaders say. a few of our most single-minded enemies might wonder why president obama was talking about the terrorists being on the run when the opposite was happening. by the estimates of the rand corporation, since 2010, there has been a 58% increase in the number of jihadist groups a
CSPAN
Jul 21, 2012 10:00am EDT
auto industry and the korean car industry and china. this is a business model that is highly competitive and customer focus than in relentless pursuit of low-cost. in higher education, i found something quite different. there were routine increases in tuition, revenue model that outpaced inflation by a significant amount will focus on actual costs. when i joined i b tech in 2007, higher education did not look like a sustainable model. we made quality and efficiency changes in our plan and started to reduce internal cost and improve outcomes. let me share some examples -- we instituted a single book store for our campuses and cap the number of textbooks required. one unified bookstore with greater purchasing power translated into fewer and less costly textbooks for our students. the centralized purchasing system led by a single executive and state what contracts in computers and data networks and furniture and copiers and telecommunications and health care. this year, we joined the state of indiana to have a single prescription management program for all state employees includ
CSPAN
Jul 28, 2012 2:00pm EDT
face another challenge in a rising china. china is attendant to the interests of its government but it too often disregards the rights of its people. it's selective in the freedoms it allows, and as with its one child policy, it can be ruthless in crushing the freedoms it denies. in conducting trade with america, it permits flagrant patent and copyright violations, forestalls american businesses from competing in its market and manipulates its currency to obtain unfair advantage. it's in our mutual interest, of course, for china to be a partner for a stable and secure world, and we welcome its participation in trade. but the cheating must finally be brought to a stop. the president hasn't done it and won't do it, and i will. [applause] >> we will need that same clarity of purpose and resolve in the middle east. america can't be neutral in the outcome there. we've got to clearly stand for the values of representative government, economic opportunity and human rights, and we must stand against the extension of iranian or jihadist influence. egypt is at the center of this drama. in man
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2015 3:59pm EST
the south china sea because of what china is doing in building up -- these military installations. we have problems with russia. just the other day russia allowed a television camera to see the plans for a drone submarine that could carry a tactical nuclear weapon. so we've got to look at the full range and then come to some smart decisions about have -- having more streamlined and focused defense. john dickerson: senator sanders, i'm sorry, we're gonna have to take a break now. we will have more of the democratic debate here from drake university in des moines, iowa. john dickerson: want to turn now from terrorism to another important issue for many americans, the financial squeeze on the middle class. for that, we go to my cbs news colleague, nancy cordes. nancy? nancy cordes: john, thanks so much. we've learned a lot during the course of this campaign about the is that you'd like to do -- that you think help the middle class. so we haven't learned quite as much about who would pick up the tab. so secretary clinton, first to you, you want to cap individual prescription drug cost
CSPAN
Oct 20, 2012 10:00am EDT
many critical issues. russia, china, and iran continue to support via sought dictatorship. they have sent arms, the plight revolutionary guards, advising and assisting the security forces in repressing them a. in repressing the iran's green movement home in 2009, although i think we have not heard the last of the grain movement. the bottom line is that the obama administration must abandon wishful thinking about the nature of that regime, the effectiveness of the united nations and the supposed benefits with russia. if this is to successfully address was going on inside syria. the timid syria policy is especially grating when compared to its policy on egypt. there, the administration pressed for mubarak to resign in a matter of weeks despite the fact it was a longtime ally. it took five months to issue similar calls for the resignation of assad. the country gained a reputation for quickly abandoning its friends while courting its enemies. i think we will find it has more enemies and less friends. this is likely to be one of the lasting legacies of the obama administration in the
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2011 10:30am EDT
be able to confront china. we have to be able to deal with the cyber threat. we have to deal with the challenge of rising powers. all of these things are the kinds of threats we will confront. on -- what kind of forced we need to have to do with those threats. clearly, i need your advice and guidance as we try to structure the future in the defense department. >> on that point, if we want the country to have patience with respect to fighting a long war, it will be even more important to define very clearly what is the vital national interest in terms of our current operations. thank you, mr. chairman. >> senator sessions. this is the kind of thing we do need to be talking about. secretary panetta, you said that the defense department has doubled and the last 10 years. actually, i find it to be an 84% increase, not quite double. over 10 years, that is the base budget. that is and it -- that is a significant increase, but not as much as some of the counts our government has had. the 10-year cost for both wars was about 1.3 trillion dollars. -- $1.30 trillion. the war cost will be no mor
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2012 10:30am EDT
back, you want to leave it in china or brazil or germany, you can -- there is no additional tax to leave it there. we have more than $1 trillion overseas. when you talk to the corporate guys who have been trying to get obama for the last 3 1/2 years to go to territoriality or allow repatriation of that money without a big tax hit, some say it is between $500 billion and $800 billion that would come back in the same year. it does not cost anybody anything. we just have to get rid of our worldwide tax system. the reason anheuser-busch was bought by a european company, it is more valuable if it is owned by a european company than an american company because of the way we tax earnings and other countries do not. if we did not fix this, other companies will start being bought more and more by foreign companies. the economics just makes sense. we can fix that by taking our rates down 25%. and by going to a territorial tax system. i think these are extremely important. another challenge that europe has is the defined-benefit government pensions, the social- welfare pensions, the unionized
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Dec 22, 2013 8:00am PST
to the press. he went to bastion of internet freedom, china, and then russia, to lay claim, claims, by the way, this individual report dominated by law professors just said there was no scandal, no surveillance under the 215 program. everything he's been saying has repudiated by this report. all of that we need to take into consideration. >> finally, you warned that the foreign threat may be increasing again. al qaeda on the rise again. they have targeted the christmas season. do you have any more reason to be concerned right now, is the threat level going up around the holiday season? >> any national holiday, like we would experience here, like christmas is something that we are concerned about, i don't think we see any other threat stream that's out of the norm, ad the reason we say that, there are more al qaeda affiliates from around the world, you have al shabaab now claiming some al qaeda affiliate -- all of these groups want to have -- they have the aspirations to commit acts of violence against westerners and the united states. we have more chances to miss something and we h
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Jul 8, 2012 2:00pm EDT
from china, india and the middle east. they need access to head out to monitor -- commodity prices and interest rates. there is a place for an integrated model. this is not about our business model. it is about our culture. the definition we talked about inside is that every single decision remake -- we make, -- for us to believe that, everyone has to behave in that way. it is about culture, values, integrity, honesty. that is what barclay's is about. i think the issues we are facing are about bad behavior and in some instances, culture. >> we may -- in your letter to us on the 28th of june, you spoke about your concerns. various individuals [unintelligible] who at barclays said concerns with these various agencies? >> i do not know the exact level of every meeting. i think one of the letters, there is a discussion of who the people were on both sides. is there not? it will not provide that information? >> i am just asking if you knew who the people were raising these concerns. >> it was often in the group treasury. in some cases, from the compliance area. >> to you have compliance
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Feb 14, 2016 10:00am PST
is. >>> when we come back, more on the life and legac narrator: for speaking truth to power in china... women's rights are human rights. narrator: and having the fortitude to keep government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. planned parenthood action fund endorses hillary clinton. just like the league of conservation voters for her bold plan to attack climate change. and the human rights campaign fund... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. >>> my constitution is a very you think the death penalty is a good idea? persuade your fellow citizens and adopt it. you think it's a bad idea? persuade them the other way and eliminate it. i have my rules that -- that confine me. i know what i'm looking for. when i find it, the original leaning of the constitution, i am handcuffed. if i believe that the first amendment meant when it was adopted that you are entitled to burn the american flag, i have to come out that way. even though i don't
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Sep 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
position. host: talking about secretary clinton costs travel to china and u.s.-china relations. thank you. tomorrow, our national affairs columnist and the author of "who is counting?" 7:45 a.m. us at a 30 a.m., ala -- at 8:30 a.m., alan comles. and then aid to egypt in their transition to democracy. your calls starting tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. thank you for joining us. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> june is for the presidential debates live on c-span. next, democrats discussed the 2012 election. first, pollster dole ben sun -- bolstered joel benenson. then nancy pelosi and then gene sperling. >> so how do students cheat? let me count the ways. [laughter] researchers conducted in 1993 study that tallied the cheating activities reported by students in various service through the years. the laundry list includes copying from another students exam, taking an exam and for someone else, purchasing term papers, copying materials without footnoting, faking a list to avoid an exam, using a four books during an e
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Aug 17, 2013 10:00am EDT
that's a complicated world. when you go into that china shop you got to be careful when you throw your weight around. 40 years later vietnam still recalls for me the ultimate purpose of diplomacy, and that's what we're looking at this week at chautauqua. can we work amicably with other countries, with other religions, with other people? what's the best way to avoid the war and conflict that we've seen in our country over the last 10 years? are we capable of meeting the biblical challenge? and it's an important one for all of us, no matter what our faith is, to reflect upon, can we deliver peace among the nations? because that's our job, all of us who live here on earth. and we know in our hearts that it may never be possible. as the ancient greeks put it, it may never be possible, they said, to tame the savageness of man. but we know that we have to try. and our path can be illuminated by a phrase robert kennedy used in his brief and tragic run for the presidency in 1968. he said that one of the purposes of our country must be -- and these are tennyson's words, the british poet, alfred
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