Jun 18, 2016 10:30pm EDT
the ultimate veto over the use of violence. the united states, britain, france, and china. none of them are in the middle eastern region. so imagine if you will, if we were to redesign the permanent security council, choose new membership. would you put the same five countries in there? not on the basis of economics. not on the basis of population size and probably not on the basis of geography. nell imagine if the islamic state achieves everything and pushing for. caliphate that stretches from north africa all the way to the pacific ocean. would they have cause to claim membership in this most elite of fraternities? they might instead choose to pull down the system because they believe chaos and anarchy will more effectively serve their and goal. starting point. when it comes to 21st century conflict and military robotics, the heart of what i want to discuss today i need to establish definitions. the media is a big fan of the term "drone." and drone has a specific meaning. it is a preprogrammed machine. it does whatever it is told to do. it does not think. it does not react. it do
Jul 26, 2016 12:33pm EDT
is not egypt but china. >> i can't do that comparison. >> so i think you're talking about a middle class. i think here is where i think the government is going to have to decide. you can grab this power and repress but like in china, unless you're delivering for the people and you're delivering those surfaces and keeping the economy going, there will be a rebellion. and turks will not stand for it. they will come out because they have progressed. i think just like any -- like individuals anywhere, they want to have prosperity. and that's actually what they're after. >> we have ten minutes left. we'll go with. that then you can wrap up. steve? >> right there. >> even before the coup, they seem to be recalibrating his policy towards syria. and i just wanted to ask you to comment on what you saw coming in terms of turkey's syria policy. >> thank you for the enlightening remarks. do you think the outcome of the coup has anything to do about cannibalism? it is dead? is it a rhetorical weapon? your thoughts? >> thank you for your remarks. my question is why now? why did the coup happen?
Jul 26, 2016 9:05pm EDT
veto over u.n. presideuse of e and those are the united states, russia, britain, france and china none of them are muslim, none of them are in the mid eastern region. so imagine if you will if we were to redesign the permanent security council, if we were to choose new membership, would you put the same five countries in this there? not on the basis of economics you wouldn't, not on the basis of population size. probably not on the basis of geograp geography. now, imagine the islamic state achieves everything that it claims to be pushing for. it creates a pan-islamic caliphate that stretches from north africa all the way to the pacific ocean. would they have cause to claim membership in this most elite of fraterniti fraternities? they might. or, they might instead choose to simply pull down the system because they believe that chaos and anarchy will more effectively serve their end goals. so that's our starting point here. now when it comes to 21st century conflict, and military robotics, which is the heart of what i want to discuss for you today, i need to establish a few definit
Jul 26, 2016 9:03am EDT
. china russia tri-lateral relationship, its consequences for international order and global economic growth. specialists will look at recent developments between china and russia and what that might mean for the future. live coverage on c-span3. >> look forward to taking off my tie and jacket in due course. i also appreciate that even though we're in the dog days of summer, so many of you have come out to join in the discussion with a particular important and often changing triangle in the geometry of international relations and international security. i'm talking about, of course, the relationship among the united states, soviet union/russia, and china, of course. as so many of you know, back in the first decade of the cold war, the government here in washington, and many other governments around the world, thought about the monolith of the soviet relationship. they thought in terms of a kind of access between moscow and beijing. yet that having all right incentivized the united states to begin in the 60s its misadventure in china, the relationship between the soviet union