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-- joining me now is doctor Wally Ferris Fox News Middle East and terrorism analyst he also serves as a foreign policy senior advisor to governor Romney.
Always good to have you with us let's start with first the president's.
Acknowledgment -- -- his press spokesman that this is a self.
And the -- terrorist attack but one that the administration refused to acknowledge.
For more than a week.
The -- this was another notable -- is capable of the terror act was to become a terror act in the eyes of of many number one there was.
Many operations before that the -- the confidence numbers so.
There's chatting now in the in the chat rooms of the jihadist office about it as an operation number three.
How can you explain that heavier weapons were used in a coordinated matter.
And the most important I guess.
Is the projection that possibly.
-- -- that would issue a video.
And if that happens that it would be that would be very very serious to deny that is a terrorist operations -- -- I think incision decided to detonate it.
But not because they felt any -- responsibility or obligation to the American people to speak truth.
-- to the very constituents of this commander in chief.
Look -- there is a political situation I guess that is that the administration.
Has been claiming especially.
On 9/11 events that -- -- it was hit hard.
That with the killing of bin Laden I'm Scott has going down.
So on the same point four hours 48 hours -- caught I would actually attack the United States soil the embassy and can and ambassador.
-- would have been basically against the statement of the administration -- so it took some time for an -- to admit that this was the.
-- well anyone can give all sorts of perhaps.
Offer of those rationalizations.
On behalf of this administration but the fact is that another.
As occurred on this president's watch.
And there it means to be.
There seems to me to be a requirement.
A minimal requirement to the American people and -- of the duties of the office he holds.
To explain to the American people precisely what happened to stop the nonsense.
And to speak straight forward as his press spokesman Jay Carney said it is self evident.
But it is not evident from any of the statements but rather we have had.
-- stations from this administration.
Look -- -- -- real problem the bigger one is that demonstration has described the general situation American public that it's going forward.
That we are much better now than four years ago in the fight against al-Qaeda.
Reality on the ground his otherwise some -- the jihadist have proven.
In Egypt and Libya and Tunisia and now you went all over to Pakistan Afghanistan and what what -- me here.
Is that the -- onions and Hezbollah are in it.
So reality on the ground is way different from the explanation given and I think that was the reason for the hesitation -- -- -- today.
You use -- -- hesitation other's -- -- -- about right lives on the part of various spokesman of this administration.
But let's turn to -- their reaction now on the part of this administration.
Focusing again on that silly amateurish cartoonist.
A cartoonish movie that is -- was on YouTube and by the way was their -- This is the way the United States State Department has responded in the region if we could roll this State Department.
Commercial if you will.
With the secretary of state Clinton and the president of the United States.
Since our founding.
The United States a donation -- respects all faiths.
All efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others.
But there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence.
Let me state very clearly and I hope it is obvious.
That the United States government had absolutely.
Nothing to do with this video.
-- -- its contents.
The president United States.
Secretary of state.
I hear your reaction.
-- just it leaves me almost speechless to -- that.
Look Lou I think this -- a very badly advised move it actually does this.
In the Middle East.
You have those -- jihadist and sell office but what actually modernizing against the United States.
Regardless of the movie regardless of the video.
There have been doing so on Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo on previous cut to an issue -- and now they're using this it's very clear.
So they're not gonna change their mind if if video -- aired and it's funded in in Pakistan on the other hand.
The -- allies of the United States.
I'm not talking only about Israel but those who are second -- women and minorities people who -- fought for the Arab Spring.
Are asking themselves what's going on in Washington.
Why is Washington now trying to respond.
Two of the jihadist on the -- -- saying instead of being frank and coming to our rescue and B and our allies this is counterproductive megas.
-- in -- -- have been.