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House Proceeding 10-20-09 on Oct 20th, 2009 :: 0:57:25 to 1:00:05
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Chris Murphy

0:57:21 to 0:57:41( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: will take an economic hit or pay the price later in military terms and that w this is very clear this is a matter of national security. mr. murphy: i thank the gentleman for bringing this up and i would like to put this in real terms for people.

Chris Murphy

0:57:25 to 1:00:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy

0:57:42 to 0:58:03( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: when i went over to afghanistan and pakistan with a grou members of congress earlier this year, i frankly was sur find out that the two major funders, the governments putting money on the ground in pakistan are the united states of america and

Chris Murphy

0:58:04 to 0:58:27( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: saudi arabia. largest presence on the ground in pakistan with regard to the direct government fund social service infrastructure, of educational infrastructure, of health infrastructure. you want a real example of how the money that we are pa the gas prices and home heating

Chris Murphy

0:58:28 to 0:58:49( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: oil prices are directly ending up contraconvenienting our national security interests, there is a pfect example. saudi arabia is taking the money and putting that money on the the religious schools and many of the efforts that are feeding

Chris Murphy

0:58:50 to 0:59:13( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: this growing generation and generations of people who have adverse interests to the united the recruiting toolsf the taliban and of the al qaed funded on the ground until revenues from the use of their oil. so as we try to chart a path

Chris Murphy

0:59:14 to 0:59:35( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: forward as to how we are going to make sense of the very direct threat presented to this country by al qaeda's presence and by them cover in afghanistan and pakistan, we can't lose sight this isn't about how many troops we have there, what our role is vis-a-vis direct military action

Chris Murphy

0:59:36 to 0:59:56( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: or train this is also about the fact that while we are funding those troops, we are also funding at the same time, the efforts that ar countries to undermine our efforts. and there are frankly a dozen great reasons why we need to progress towards energy

Chris Murphy

0:59:57 to 1:00:07( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: independence, but with direct respect to the s country and the threats presented to it in the afghantan-pakistan region.

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