Emmanuel Macron, Syria, President Assad discussed on The John Batchelor Show


The reigning characteristic of the european politics these days but i think you can see the tensions in in french president emmanuel macron's attempts to to deal with president trump on the one hand urging him to keep the the nuclear deal to stay in syria to retaliate against president assad for his use of chemical weapons and so there's this french desire to on the one hand continue working with the iranians but also recognition that what's happening in syria is is problematic not least of all because of the refugee crisis it's creating an and the political and social pressures that that creates back home in europe and and i think that first and foremost that is the driving logic could be your opinion politics it is what's happening at home and they're they have two issues to contend with one is a huge lack of popularity of president trump's political price micro prone has paid for his attempts to charm president trump are are quite large and the second is the the populous backlash against the refugee crisis navigating those will determine how both berlin and and and parents respond one more detail though firing missiles into riyadh europe completely depends upon the middle east for energy that can't be a positive from kroner miracle or may well i i think ironically enough the the europeans are going to sign not necessarily with the thieves but they see the the many civil wars an abusive power by the saudis they point to the human rights abuses that have happened the civilian casualties that have taken place because of supposedly indiscriminate saudi saudi targeting and and really it's it's strange while they they are willing to side against iran in in syria they they really see the the yemeni conflicts is one that's exacerbated and made worse by the saudi intervention and so i think you're going to see a lot less european inclination to side against iran and yemen google we take this a little further john's point and that is north korea how do they read the decision does it aid the president in the.

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