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But they're still looking ugly over there in the money fight is getting ugly back here.
Many Republicans want to cut off foreign aid to Egypt.
Now they're saying that the new government took over in the military coup in its illegal for us to give money after that happens but.
Congress is voting next week to overturn that law which means that the money -- would -- no matter what.
The former deputy undersecretary of defense.
Janet Babin who says we need to cut off the funding.
Welcome to the -- sir this is that an astonishing development that we would actually.
The circumvent the law by getting rid of it.
Well we've actually done a couple of times in the past.
To give waivers to certain countries where they've had clues along very clear coming when -- military coup overtake -- supposedly democratically elected government we cut off trade.
Now the basic point here is we should cut -- -- whether or not there had been a coup because -- the -- government was a radical Islamic government.
And the other frankly it's getting the point needed just like Syria there -- no good guys there.
Well not so having said that they -- we actually put ourselves between a rock and a hard place.
Because it certainly.
We couldn't support this the Muslim Brotherhood are we couldn't be seen I guess.
In the eyes of many of supporting them even though I think the president sort of warmed up releases administration -- to Morsi.
So we really weren't -- awkward position.
Well -- an awkward position no matter what and simply because President Obama has chosen and I -- Do being chosen he would deliberately.
And willfully abandon American power in most of the world.
I mean people who are talked about well we're -- -- -- -- spend Morse or -- to do this sort of do that.
The other they're basically baiting the question at this point we do not have the ability to influence the outcome in Egypt.
And for that reason alone we shouldn't be poured money into.
And to your point the irony I think given all feels like the more we pour into the world the less they like us.
It's always been true Charles but that's never been true anymore than -- now because.
Again the president has been giving up it it is not even erotic the president has been willfully abandoning American power.
American allies have been left twisting slowly in the wind America's enemies -- -- -- We're not in a position to say well you should do this you shouldn't because nobody goes -- -- -- elect Obama has given up the power but.
Secretary about a do and I thought a year ago or so when the the whole thing and Libya happen that we saw the creation of an Obama doctrine.
He said that he would not allow a new leader to kill his own people.
That we will put resource says intelligence and maybe even manpower behind stopping that which is you know the -- back the reason supposedly at least that we went into oblivion or help.
With that into you you brought -- Syria earlier I would have guessed that the official body count now is a 100000 in going on.
The death of leader who's killing his people what do we do what what do we do about this Obama doctrine is -- a doctor and what do we do.
Well it sort of is -- doctrine.
But -- default on and I don't know what we can do whether that elected him president because this man -- used to be quite dedicated.
-- -- -- -- -- Growing American power away and only defer it -- deferring quite literally.
The UN and NATO to decide when -- -- so when we do or don't get involved in a war right.
You know this is not a question of exercising American power -- by the American power with them but he'll still be used to.
And you know sorry gotta let the audience that one point six billion.
-- point three of it it's from military and the rest is for economic assistance even that seems a little skewed where we're out of time now.
But we always appreciate you come on you bring a certain intelligence of that that we appreciate the audience as to thank you operator much.
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