CONVICTED. LIZ? LIZ: THANK YOU, RICK LEVENTHAL. OKAY I WANT TO BRING IN QUICKLY FORMER INTELLIGENCE ADVISOR TO GENERAL DAVID PETREYAS, A MEMBER OF THE INSTITUTE. YOU JUST HEARD THAT HEZBOLLAH REPORT. CAN YOU REACT TO THAT?>> WELL HEZBOLLAH HAS BEEN DOING THIS FOR A LONG TIME SINCE THE 1983 ATTACKS AGAINST AMERICANS IN LIB A LEBANON AND IT DOESN’T SURPRISE US THEY ARE BETTER AT DOING THESE THINGS THAN IS AL QAEDA. LIZ: THE REASON I WANT TO GET TO YOU FOR THAT IS BECAUSE PRESIDENT TRUMP, WE SNOW HE SLAP PED SIGNIFICANT HISTORIC SANCTIONS ON IRAN’S NATIONAL BANK, THEY ARE REALLY TIGHTENING ON THEM. THE PRESIDENT IS SAYING THAT IT’S ALSO BECAUSE OF THEIR TERROR ACTIVITIES, WATCH THIS. PRESIDENT TRUMP: WE HAVE JUST SANCTIONED THE IRANIAN NATIONAL BANK, THAT IS THEIR CENTRAL BANKING SYSTEM, AND IT’S GOING TO BE AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SANCTIONS, SO THAT JUST TOOK PLACE AT A COUPLE OF OTHER THINGS. THIS IS VERY BIG. WE’VE CUTOFF ALL SORTS OF FUNDS TO OUR END. PRESIDENT TRUMP: RIGHT TO THE TOP. LIZ: ARE WE GOING TO SEE RETALIATION FROM IRAN ON THAT?>> I THINK THIS WAS A MISS CALCULATION BY THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN. THEY DIDN’T EXPECT THE TRUMP ADMINITRATION TO GO AFTER THE CENTRAL BANK OF IRAN. THIS IS BIG. THIS IS THE ONE WE WERE ADVOCAT ING FOR TWO YEARS AGO THAT IF WE WANTED TO HURT THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC YOU’D GO OUT TO THE CENTRAL BANK OF IRAN. THIS SHUTS DOWN ALMOST EVERYTHING. THIS IS BIG, THIS WOULD ACTUALLY HURT THEM IN THESE NEGOTIATIONS WITH EUROPE TO TRY TO FIND BYPASS MECHANISMS. THE CENTRAL BANK WAS CARVED OUT OF SANCTIONS AND NOW IT IS IN AND THIS IS BIG AND IT’S FOR TERRORISM SO IT’S HARD FOR A NEW DEMOCRAT PRESIDENT LIKE MY COLLEAGUE SAID, TO UNDO THESE SANCTIONS. THESE SANCTIONS ARE WITH TREASURY, AND BASED ON TERRORISM ACTIVITIES AND THIS IS A BIG ONE THIS IS BIGGER THAN A PROPORTION STRIKE AGAINST IRAN FOR THE KING OF SAUDI ARABIA ATTACKS. THIS HURTS MORE THAN THAT JOINT ATTACK ON SAUDI ARABIA. LIZ: THEY NEED U.S. DOLLARS TO SETTLE THEIR OIL TRADES.>> RIGHT. LIZ: CRITICS BLAMED THE PRESIDENT FOR PULLING OUT OF THE 2015 IRAN DEAL AND THE SENATE NEVER RATIFIED IT. FINAL WORD?>> YEAH, I MEAN IF YOU LISTEN TO THE WORDS OF SENATOR SCHUMER AND MENENDEZ ANY FUTURE IRAN DEAL HAS TO BE A TREATY, IT HAS TO BE APPROVED THE SENATE SO

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