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Lord West: Work with "ghastly" Assad to destroy ISIL

Former Security Minister, Lord West, says Britain must be pragmatic and work with "ghastly" President Assad of Syria to destroy ISIL. Lord West said ISIL were the most dangerous enemy with secure bases in Syria. He argued that people who think the Syrian President was too awful to work with were wrong. Speaking on Pienaar's Politics Lord West said, "Assad is a ghastly and awful man who has done terrible things ....and there has to be realpolitik and we must be pragmatic."

This clip is originally from Pienaar's Politics on Sunday 28 June 2015

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