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Now one is the president the other one.
Wants to -- and today both men are in New York City President Obama opening two days in meetings at the UN where US mideast policy is sure to be in the spotlight.
When the Palestinian cica recognition as an independent state which we expect them to do -- that they haven't thing.
Yet in the meantime Texas governor Rick Perry pledges strong support for Israel he's also blasting the president.
Saying this administration's demand for concessions from Israel actually pushed the Palestinians to seek recognition by the United Nations.
-- damage here and a lot to talk about chief political correspondent Carl Cameron is live in Orlando and that Karl Perry would definitely -- on the president and incorporated you know it's what can you tell us about them.
The strategy behind it.
Well as a number of things first of all it's mr.
Perry's attempts to sort of burnish his foreign policy portfolio.
With an issue that he makes reference to virtually at every opportunity on the campaign -- his support for Israel.
And he's using his criticism of the Obama administration's policies as he spoke about as an opportunity to not only talk about -- policy but to cast himself.
As a viable alternative to president.
-- Obama on international affairs and he used almost Cold War era language to rip the Obama administration for quote appeasing the Arab world.
And not supporting Israel as much as mr.
Perry thinks is appropriate to -- We are -- -- -- that certain Middle Eastern leaders have discarded the principal.
Direct negotiations between you the sovereign nation of Israel and Palestinian leadership.
And we're equally indignant.
The Obama administration.
And their middle east policy of appeasement.
That is encouraged.
Such an ominous act of bad faith.
Perry went -- to say simply put the US and the world would not be in this situation where the Palestinian Authority is seeking UN recognition for statehood.
Absent direct talks with the Israelis were it not for president Obama's rhetoric and foreign policies.
Which many Republicans and today some Jewish leaders from both the US and from around the world agreed.
In their view has been putting too much pressure on Israel.
-- giving too much benefit of the doubt to the Palestinians -- -- Governor Perry of course -- running for the GOP nomination for president right now as far as the current GOP that are in -- that.
Is the GOP united in its opposition to Palestinian state had.
Well -- there yet yes and very definitely united in their support for Israel.
Michelle Bachmann has called the so called Arab Spring radical suggesting that if the pro democracy.
Instability that takes place surrounding Israel as a threat.
Mitt Romney agreeing with a Rick Perry today both men saying that.
If this should go forward in the UN and the Palestinian Authority get any kind of recognition from the international body.
That US aid to the Palestinians should be cut off -- and the US aid to all UN programs should be reviewed.
Mitt Romney issued a statement is -- short while ago that -- Reflects in many ways big two Republican position as does Perry's mr.
-- said what we're watching them for the the United Nations as an unmitigated diplomatic disaster.
It's the culmination of president Obama's repeated efforts over three years to throw Israel under the bus and undermine its negotiating position.
And of course the Republican field in general believes that the president's proposals suggestion.
That the negotiation -- a two state solution be gone back to the 1967 borders.
Is completely under -- unrealistic and in fact undermines the US relationship was.
-- -- was more on this Carl thank you very much Carl Cameron -- -- it.
From Florida today.
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