Retired NSA Arabist, Barry Webb on the new Chinese silk road

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Barry Webb NSA Arabist and translator

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for 25 years and on this short segment

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of the of the NSA reveals tell us about

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the Chinese is the Silk Road approach uh

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cuz I what it’s called yeah in the

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Arabic media they’re calling it all tan

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Road project on invests a translation

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and that’s what the Chinese are calling

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it a Western media is calling it the New

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Silk Road before I want to say one thing

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though before I get into that before I

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forget

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all of these news reports that were

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doing if you want a written look at a

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written a sample they’re all posted on

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Brad Johnson’s website Intel reformed

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dot org so if you want to get up and

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then any of your listeners want to get a

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refresher on this they can go there to

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see the whole story

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but what the job first of all we’ll

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start with the two Chinese trade

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corridors transportation corridors that

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are going to open up western China to

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the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea

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there’s to the corridors one skirts just

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barely north of Afghanistan and ends up

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in Iran on one of the off the coast of

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her and the other one skirts just south

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of Afghanistan and ends up in a

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Pakistani seaport on the Indian Ocean

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now this this touches on our situation

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in Afghanistan because it has I’ve

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written of some of your office and my

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articles is that American soldiers are

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fighting

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dying and having the body parts blown

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off in Afghanistan for one reason one

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reason only and that’s to make China

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rich because if it wasn’t for our

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efforts there you know Afghanistan would

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be hit on a terrorist Haven again

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and those trade corridors running so

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close to the Afghani border on both

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sides would be tempting targets so the

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Chinese are thrilled to death to have us

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in Afghanistan doing their work for them

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okay now in addition to those two trade

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corridors

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I’ve been reading an Egyptian media that

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yeah that the Chinese want to extend

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this new Silk Road idea this road and

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built idea to Egypt okay

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now Egypt has also has a project that

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they’ve been working on a trade cord our

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transportation corridor to connect Cairo

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with Johannesburg okay now I think the

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Chinese are probably helping to finance

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that or if not entirely so if once China

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connects Egypt to its you know New Silk

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Road that is building in Asia that will

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tie all of Africa to the Chinese economy

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Chinese also have plans to to build

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similar trade and transportation

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corridors across Russia and into Europe

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so what we’re looking at is the three

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big continents of Africa Europe and Asia

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all being linked tightly to the Chinese

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economy now guess who’s left out you

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know

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I can’t who the American they Northup

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aircon yeah of course yeah so now so

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think of it any other future economic

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power well of course that’s assuming it

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works out they think it will there has

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anybody ever colonized Africa and found

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it profitable well I think the Europeans

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they found a profitable at least for a

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while and there’s a lot of resources in

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Africa tremendous resources but the cost

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of maintaining civilization there can be

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high yeah yeah can be very high well I

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guess if anyone can do with China can do

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it

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have to think little political

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correctness that we do yeah they’re not

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going to stand on ceremony much they’re

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just gonna get the job done I think it’s

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gonna be very interesting to watch thank

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you very much for that that’s

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interesting I know that all I mean I had

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heard that China was implementing a

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system of loans to countries that could

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not possibly afford these loans to build

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things which were in fact to the direct

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advantage of China and they’re in their

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expansion trade and then of course when

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the loan couldn’t be paid China would

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then say well we own this thing now

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yeah they find themselves with strategic

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ports that they had built specifically

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to Chinese specs all over the bloody

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place yes so obviously that’s part of

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the same plan and yeah it’s gonna be fun

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to watch thank you so much very wet well

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thank you

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you

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