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Thanks very unsettling pictures that Egypt chaos erupting on the streets into rare square for -- second straight -- Protesters calling to oust president Mohamed Morsi.
And earlier the Egyptian army gave -- -- 48 hours to respond to the people's demands before based stepped in.
It seems like the stage is being separate possible military -- though the military is denying that as of right now -- -- -- -- -- are.
What do you think of this 48 hour warning how does that play out what does that mean -- mean that clock started taking about lunchtime today what does that.
Well I think from the beginning Melissa many of us talked about the fact that revolution 2.0 was around the corner even back from -- When now -- took over a year ago I was inaugurated.
We had -- you know I had said in many of the liberal Muslim movements I think you know give us two to three years to get organized and sure enough.
What fueled organization of the non Islamist the non freedom and justice those that.
Really believe in freedom was the fact that the brotherhood empower prove that would they were neither for freedom and neither for justice.
They were his autograph all of a theocracy.
So how the military step -- and I think you know what we need to do the same thing we did after Mubarak which is the put in place the council.
To bring forth any real constitution.
Not a theocratic one.
To bring forth real economic prosperity.
They've been economically feeling the same if not worst economic complaints that they had at the time of the first revolution are being seen now.
And that's been feeling and -- a few weeks ago he put a governor -- to the biggest tourist area looks there.
Which was ahead of the jamaat Islami a terrorist group.
That they then went to the streets and within three days.
He had to resign because the people were seeing what he's -- -- terrorists in charge of governorships so I think we're seeing finally a unification of the opposition.
The non Islamist groups -- What does it mean if the military comes in and says you know you haven't responded to what the people wants were taking out of power.
Do we know that they're gonna do what you said do we trust them and and can they just overturn an election that they want.
Well it's a great question of the problem is is that they don't really have a parliament in place that has been taking too long they weren't happy with the constitutional out of the minority just signed off as a result of how.
The constitution we just sort of Fiat -- in the place so there's a lot of maturing that has to happen no we can't go back to the Mubarak theory here a lot of people saying well let's get.
That type of secular.
Dictatorship in that would be wrong that would not bring in economic prosperity but what they need to do asserted to be the adults.
And allow them to really have not the only democracy but freedom and liberty to allow their economics free markets and other aspects to really come into play.
Though that's not politically oppression through basically saying that elections in good thugs like more -- the right to do whatever they want so -- The US's role be in all of this because it seems like we have lost you know.
Leverage and prestige we have at some point we do not have currently in actually seems like Russia is the one that's causing calling a lot of the shots in the Middle East.
What could we do in this particular situation.
Well how about if we wake up from our slumber you know the bottom that is not only are we not only are we in the backseat her way at the back of the bus he's on the president just last week in South Africa's state.
He wants democracy well this is beyond democracy this is about freedom and liberty that people are -- They've had signs in the street that -- Obama administration supports terrorism this is what they see America in defending the brotherhood while the people are telling Hamas to stay out of Cairo to stay out of Egypt we are silent and our pentagon today said well we're gonna look at what the Egyptian -- talking about.
Why not take this opportunity which history is gonna show either -- The Obama efficient an advantage up or the allowed slid by to let Russia and other all Democrats control.
We take the opportunity -- we stand for freedom -- liberty with the people of Egypt.
To stand against theocracy against -- for blasphemy against stuck controlled economies and putting terrorists and the governorships -- setter and actually what the people are talking about.
There were people on the street -- because this is not about Islam.
This is -- -- political Islam just like Turkey was and we slept through a month -- what happened in Turkey and we better not sleep through what's happening this week in Cairo.
Wise -- city thank you so much for coming on.
Any time thanks Melissa coming.
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