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President Obama tells Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev that that he'll have more flexibility in its second tell what exactly is he finally to do with Russia.
Is Russia really how -- Joining us now is ambassador John welcome ambassador what do you think President Obama would do with the Russians in a second -- Well I think clearly what he was saying there was that he was prepared to give up more.
On American missile defense plans although he also goes on to say it's it's applicable more broadly as well I really thought that comment.
Was a fire bell in the night.
The people concerned about what the president will do once he doesn't have to face the voters anymore very revealing.
Very very troubling.
Some time ago you said that you favor -- giving American money to the Arab Spring to help along democracy.
Well we've just given one and a half billion dollars to Egypt that money may go to the Egyptian military.
Are you still in favor of giving that money to the in aid to the egyptians.
I'm not sure I said that about the Arab Spring maybe better check in Xavier I think that I was headed to get living and I really was look good.
Could -- -- in this context I think we've got to keep our strategic interest in mind in Egypt.
I think we should withhold some money because of the charges that are still pending against those Americans.
Who were working on pro democracy programs in Egypt.
But look we're gonna see in the very near future and Egyptian election which is likely gonna have as a winner.
A presidential candidate who wants to undo the Camp David accords.
And the like it or not the money we give the Egypt is largely linked to Camp David.
I think this will be a disaster for the region if we get such an Egyptian president but that's the point we should cut the money off we should not act first.
Headline in today's New York Times is a totally different subject number three on the list new poll finds drop in support for Afghan wall.
You thing which is speed up our total withdrawal.
No because American foreign policy should not depend on public opinion polls the reasons support is falling the primary reason is -- present Obama spent three years not explaining and defending.
Why were there.
So it's not surprising that public opinion is heading south but that doesn't mean that our strategic interest in Afghanistan change it just shows we need a real president who's prepared to tell the American people honestly.
But why we're involved in that conflict.
Yet again take to a defaults Russia.
Egypt Afghanistan dealt with in three minutes extraordinary ambassador John Bolton as always thanks for joining us and we do appreciate it thank you -- that.
Anything for -- start -- careful.
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