Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
Well -- -- terrorist attack from the US embassy in Turkey marks the eighth such attack on -- US diplomatic facility.
Says President Obama took office in 2009.
For more now on this attack the president's foreign policy I'm joined by Pulitzer Prize winning journalists Fox News contributor.
Judith Miller Fox News Middle East and terrorism analyst doctor -- -- us.
Judy let me begin with you but this attack on the -- this -- attack.
During the secretary's -- is sort of and part of -- but the reality is.
That we still have enemies who were pursuing their interest even as we deny a the force the power and the in the if you will -- UB equity part of those forces.
Absolutely -- -- the denial.
Of the kind of need to continue the war on terror in this administration is really striking.
Mean Hillary Clinton wanders out -- says farewell to her troops takes a swipe at her critics.
And -- chairman of the house foreign affairs committee has to point out by the way.
This calls for.
And -- and I was sweeping review you -- -- the security at our diplomatic.
Facilities and she is never asked about it she doesn't have to respond to -- she's really amazingly adept -- dodging a hard question.
Depths immune inoculated.
Does Teflon if you will.
-- -- leave it this secretary of state despite the miles logged almost a million of them as secretary of state.
Simply Mena has she done a good job -- bad policies she.
Been an effective secretary of stay with good policies are what is your assessment.
What I think that the secretary of state under the Obama administration does not happen upon Imus -- of foreign policy it's the Obama administration foreign policy now.
If she doesn't well it's gonna go very wrong because that's the direction of the White House is going wrong anyway so she can't be mediocre otherwise she won't be a good secretary of state.
So the bottom line is looking at the facts not -- secretary said that.
That there weren't many people in congress who criticized for -- look -- facts actually -- awarded the demonstration is not looking at facts in Libya.
They did not realize -- the jihadist -- a few minutes has.
Where enemies and the cable so we read that is the mother of all problems and facts there.
Whether it is Libya whether it is Afghanistan.
The questions compound themselves and now.
President Obama makes it clear that we will have even as he is cutting budgets and talking about further cuts in the defense budget.
But keep pursuing the larger missions in of all places North Africa.
-- I think we need to prevent the spread.
-- -- -- -- Terrorism to North Africa loop because as we learned enough to land is still like no no it's not because look at very -- -- Managed to do it's that you weeks it's there it's there but you can uprooted it takes now persistence.
Patience and that's what people want to remember when we were really in Afghanistan.
-- Yes within six months of our forces prince of Waco bird.
By injuring Afghanistan.
In the wake of September 11 we walked right it's what that if what -- Rules -- afterwards and that very disturbed at all -- exit their -- to -- difference you have to draw distinction between counterterrorism.
Policy which this administration has.
-- counter insurgency policy that is preventing these people from getting land on which they can mount attacks on the costs -- Wally here in your view on this counterinsurgency counterterrorism.
You know frankly I know I'm being simplistic here and and and rooted.
In the way of simplistic.
-- The fact of the matter is as an American are not interested in counterterrorism counterinsurgency.
I'm only interest it and our interest.
And getting back hell out of a country as soon as are we possibly can.
Without harm to as many of our troops as possible and maximum damage to the enemy.
Am -- so in my soul fashion and my outlook.
-- that's what most Americans wants to see they don't want to see our forces for ever.
And not when -- warm up coming back victorious that's the basics that unites most Americans the problem has been over the past quarter I think even five to six years.
What that -- that if you would UN.
They -- the surge in Iraq one to surge in Afghanistan and many other places the policies that comes after Europe to manage that victory.
Are usually -- the -- and sometimes the disasters and Afghanistan for example we want on the ground.
And now going to be negotiating with the -- that instead of empowering the afghanis have a society that would go on for all of North Africa and now the -- And Judy -- shaking her head.
-- are your next gonna say you endorse negotiating with terrorists.
Now I don't but on the other hand they aren't they here they have the -- they do have had a fundamentally better than they.
-- -- -- they have the clocks they're not going home they're not waiting for the victory parade they -- there you have to deal with them.
Or you we are you have to eliminate or you have to eliminate them in the.
That was -- optional listen demonstrations.
-- -- -- re not to follow.
And that I think it's impossible to eliminate all of them in a democracy like -- -- Well speaking of disasters.
Your quick reaction if I may well lead to.
Charged legal his confirmation today.
Well -- -- -- here are gonna be very careful.
Well it's very simple there's nothing new here his policy is going to be the policy of the adminstration although -- present a much better -- Secretary Clinton because he's going to try.
To engage Iran eons without the Iranian people he's gonna try basically -- see how can he.
As settled issue in Sudan and Syria without bringing down the regime and on and on and also -- the real Obama to policy under the secretary.
-- I think everyone stunned at how badly he -- I mean he was even rehearsed for this and he still couldn't get the difference between containment and preventing Iran from getting nuclear weapon.
Well whoever -- him as a whole lot of trouble.
Thank you very much you thank you all -- we appreciate.
Filter by section