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And that's right we want to bring in Dan handing her his deputy editor of the Wall Street Journal's editorial page on this as well.
Dan this is the more troubling area of the world that we need to worry about not diminish.
The death of the ambassador in Libya and the three others there and not to diminish what is going on.
Which is what our relationship with Israel but why do you find this area of the -- -- troubling and how President Obama has handled everything that's happened since there.
Well there again we all know that this area the world the Middle East is so -- source of continual trouble in world affairs.
What I think is most politically interest thing about what has happened in the last date is that.
Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney did not want to have to deal -- something like this.
Barack Obama has.
Have been trying to keep the world at arm's -- for months we have been watching Syria.
Go up in place for months and months and the Obama administration has kept -- arms like -- not tried not to become involved.
We want to push all of this past the November election and Mitt Romney no mention of farm policy in the Mitt Romney made no mention of foreign policy in his acceptance speech because his campaign strategy is to focus entirely on the weak economy and hope the weak economy seeks Barack Obama.
9/11 comes along and this happens and they both have.
To address them.
You know its interest that's a really interesting political point -- make and keep in mind that people just sitting in these pictures that the alive.
That's just because of the protesters that are on hand there if you talk to Democrats are gonna make the case -- -- did the convention that they have the upper hand on foreign policy right and that's what.
Probably more than and certainly recent memory you heard more talk of foreign policy of the Democratic Convention in your hat and as -- said not as much.
At a Republican.
Convention if you don't do you -- -- did not -- I think that argument holds true that the Democrats have the upper hand now the foreign policies come back I don't forefront I don't think -- -- Rarely have the upper hand default Mitt Romney to try to -- he isn't certainly entitled to criticize.
President Obama because of these events which show that the world will not go away the question though I think is whether Mitt Romney would expand his critique.
Of the events and -- Cairo to a broader criticism over Obama's foreign policy.
Basically taking into around the idea that we with our partners in Europe were somehow going to make -- pull back from its nuclear plants.
Which has completely failed that you've got.
China and Japan.
Doing Saber rattling in the South China Sea which is very troubling.
On the other hand I if I were the Obama campaign and Mitt Romney were criticizing me I would say exactly that Connell.
You people have not addressed the subject Mitt Romney has been speaking about it platitudes and leadership while the president is -- trying to make the hard decision.
Right as a leader and not candidate what does the administration what does President Obama need to do to stop this unraveling.
You mention Japan vs China you mention Israel vs Iran what does the White House need to do right now to stop us and get a hold.
That they get.
I don't think there is much of anything they can do right now to stop this unraveling because this kind of this order in the world is a consequence in my view of the -- Barack Obama has conducted foreign policy.
Trying to make the United States co equal with the United Nations -- -- partners.
You have to understand that every group every country in the world gets up in the morning and calculate what they can do.
Relative to US power and if they calculate -- US power is on the shelf.
-- at least in the background they're going to step forward like this -- right to.
Do something about events like this once the cows have left the barn is really difficult.
And events like this that are happening as we speak -- a quarter after five in the in the evening.
Enough Cairo the protesters you're watching the live on your screen are still on the scene at the US embassy and we have to Obama's mother topped the -- -- to thank you very much doctor.
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