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The executive producer the co writer director.
The star maybe I should say costar of the movie 2016.
Obama's America also New York Times best selling author.
But -- the sues the -- great to have you here congratulations on the movie thank you I think it's powerful I think it's sensitive I think there's sensibility you bring to it.
Is a charter.
-- -- it's wonderful thing and it's going to be released what.
But the movie goes nationwide August 10 -- grandson now -- in Houston it's going international and Dallas but then will explode out nationwide and our.
In the movie you.
You talk about and -- conflicts and we're gonna take long time.
The -- felt was.
The -- Obama acts inexplicably.
Uses -- to stop what he calls genocide in Libya.
But refuses to stop -- genocide in Syria.
It's -- key supports the room.
America's -- Hosni Mubarak but he won't support democracy.
Talking about the conflict between for this president.
The contrast between Libya.
But what does that represent you well.
Let's look at the facts in Libya Obama said we got to stop genocide now I've got time Qaddafi had killed fewer than 250 people.
And yet the United States moves in with NATO -- massive military force Syria.
Well over 101000 people killed Obama won't even think about direct military aid.
Also Egypt where allied with Mubarak.
But Obama uses diplomatic pressure to push Mubarak out.
We have the Muslim Brotherhood coming into power need to meanwhile in Iran a year earlier.
Massive demonstrations just his biggest -- square Obama stays out he says we should not get involved let's be patient now I'd say.
Why would a man have act in this sort of double way why what what explains a double standard.
And the simple answer is that Qaddafi and Mubarak are two guys who seem to be doing business with -- us.
There's a wonderful contrast that you draw on the movies.
A comparison between you.
And President Obama more in the same year married the same year.
I mean the parallels are remarkable -- talk about multi racial.
In such a coincidence one during the if you will guiding hand of history of that because you were -- -- producer.
Well I think it helps me to understand Obama you know very often we we try to fit Obama -- -- American history he's a civil rights guy he's a traditional democratic progressive.
But we went we are missing Obama's own history but since I grew up in India and -- -- world if you will I see America from the outside and from the inside.
As does Obama he has a sort of global lie on America.
You -- helps me understand them I think you.
Say that you believe peace in the movie.
That he's trying to downsize.
Because of his views about imperialism colonialism.
A neo colonialism.
What does that -- Well it means two things it means that on the foreign policy front there is.
There's -- view and in the anti colonial view that America has been.
That we need to shrink America's footprint in the world because we've been stepping on the war and now shortly after Obama was elected Obama went to Venezuela he went to Europe he went to the United Nations and in effect he said that he said look -- been arrogant America's been aggressive we don't listen to other people we need to play a -- modest role in the world.
So I'm not putting ideas and Obama's had these are ideas Obama talks about now all I'm saying is that they -- They can be easily traced it to the his father's ideology it.
And it's jarring.
-- here is 2004 Democratic Convention speech.
In which he talked for all the world like the great uniter.
Our -- to watch.
The way in which his comported themselves talking he said we slice and dice and -- 2004 speech that you that you -- -- fruit for the -- And that he is the one now slicing and dicing seemingly pandering to every possible.
Ethnic group every race every interest group it.
It's well friend -- he also -- this is opposition in other words he doesn't -- he doesn't act as if we are.
All people who have common goals we want all want America to be prosperous we all want America to be strong.
He acts as if the other side as the enemy the bad guys.
So for example -- he won't say the business guys were all in this together you ought to share he'll say you know what society created this well you didn't.
US getting off the top in -- and I think that creates a sense that since -- and Arnett we have the right the government the confiscated.
So and that's that's a very powerful anti colonial idea that that the rich countries got rich by looting.
An invading and occupying the poor country.
Please -- the United States stands probably and verifiable -- Loan from the colonial.
Experience of the globe.
Because our nation has always been rich in natural resources our nation and has exported them.
Our nation has always been rich and innovative and driving and has never.
Been imperialistic in the sense of taking land you take note of that -- in the moved.
It's a complete libel against the United States look whatever you think about us being in Iraq we didn't go there to steal their oil in fact the moment the Iraqis had elections we handed them the keys to the oil fields it's your oil salad do what you want -- it.
And actually the Iraqis are getting a bunch of contracts of the Chinese direct so why not we're not the British we're not the French we're not be autumn and we're not the Romans.
In certain respects were not as bright.
And others far more noble and I believe to the point of the two lasting -- -- partners.
If indeed we could ever be called that whatever -- We've got a much better -- waiting if we just simply awaken.
To what diminish.
In the wonderful movie.
August 10 and order of the web -- 2016.
The movie Tony sixteen the movie.
Dot com and it'll be coming to a theater near you -- and Dinesh thank you very much congratulations spectacular job.
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