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Just you know want to talk about the idea that's 1% of the Egyptian military budget comes from United States.
Are we funding this with funny to school right now.
Well you know we have to put this in perspective Charles.
The Egyptian people rose up against a dictatorship back in 2011.
And had any election in which the brotherhood came to power now the brotherhood the only thing democratic they did was there election and then after that they basically.
Put to rest any form of democracy.
-- the dissolve the lower parliament he put in a place an Islamist constitution.
That that gave did away with minority rights writes for women and Christians and others still basically and then -- economy tank there's so many parameters of democracy that we did not see.
So to say that we were actually.
You know for a year on this program multiple times.
We've talked about actually.
But now that there's a course correction this Charles was of course correction because thirty million egyptians rose in the streets and said that the brotherhood.
Abandoning democracy and it was not a democracy and that's what this is now we have to -- military comparable to what they do in the next few months.
-- it's Elizabeth I -- here there's a steady stream of reports coming out about what's gone on in Egypt.
That it it what you're saying is exactly right that the people -- did not want Islamist rule they don't want.
Basically -- rules overseeing -- of their daily lives you have you know the Coptic and placed in a trying to set up a -- populist government.
But the question is is about our aid to the Egyptian government most of it does go to the military the military overseas this arrest can now.
Retired soldiers oversee the oil industry there.
Do you think that there'll be a move here in the United States to pull back on military aid went perhaps the government of Egypt really needs it.
To move forward -- -- democratic reforms.
Well I think most people are rational off to know that this is not the right time in -- -- worse signs in the streets of us only used demonstration that we're seeing.
We were funding terrorism funding Hamas and Iran and all of this through -- -- brotherhood and now that they finally abandoned the brotherhood it's not the right time to do and I mean.
I would actually push senator Leahy and others that are.
Calling for this rejection entry in.
In and money to say wait a minute we're -- in the last year when we were calling for pressure on the Egyptian administration.
Two to abandon the Islamist rule that the people did not want.
And and that the senator Leahy's of the -- quiet and now it almost seems like he's back where the brotherhood which is complete.
Coming across AP just moments ago a top Muslim cleric is gone it's -- seclusion and warns of civil war.
Are we talking about the possibility of a full fledged civil war in Egypt.
I don't think so yet I think you have to look at what what.
There were only tens of thousands in the streets of these islamists that their constant MO is the claim victim at -- stoke violence because they're -- they they cut their teeth against dictatorships like Muster said that Mubarak.
By stoking violence and becoming victims and martyrs.
The big military needs -- not give them that room I was against the fact that they actually.
Detained over 300 -- brotherhood leaders because that gives them the mantle of victimization.
They need to give them the space which most of the people on the streets that fine.
Give them the political space but we don't want them running our government anymore and that's what we need to be hearing from the Obama administration is that it's time.
To finally have an ideological litmus test for liberty and who we are -- report openly and publicly.
But not hopefully lead them back to the Mubarak -- which we're seeing a few signs of that we need to call them.
Absolutely you know that would also wanna see this show trials any of that stuff what's your point.
We're all waiting to hear from the White House Judy thank you very much we really -- -- -- these times but you always come through we appreciate it.
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