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The aftermath of -- Reza -- revolution.
We have broadened our engagement to include new and emerging political parties and actors.
Because it's affected.
Egypt's political landscape has changed in the actors and become more diverse and our engagement reflects that.
Is that we will judge.
Political actor is by.
How they act.
Not by their religious until it.
He gives Muslim brotherhood of course helped push housing -- out of power.
In Egypt and move and a more islamists.
Candidates inside the parliament there in Egypt at the time they said they were not going to put a candidate up for president.
Now they half.
And now a Muslim Brotherhood officials have met with mid level White House officials.
About the way forward in Egypt that -- happening at the white house on Tuesday.
-- -- -- panel bill.
Is this a big deal the people who are critical of it what about.
It's a big the other -- I guess is engaging in a war on women.
I'm in the Muslim brother I mean really you know -- their position is on reproductive rights and all these -- issues women in the work place equal pay for equal work I don't think they're very good on that issue.
And there are eleven women in the White House said that from each of a press conference tomorrow and say this proves.
That president mr.
Obama and mr.
O'Donnell and and mr.
-- in the bay -- top heavy White House staff.
Doesn't care at all about the plight of women in -- And you have bad partly hitting them mostly getting vision there are other reasons that's -- -- Muslim brother but I am trying to make the point about how.
Lucas the war -- women moralizing is and incidentally you the policy vis Egypt.
I mean it's a tough policy now that -- dealing with situation -- dealing with.
I think I think golf will lead to failure to deal with Syria -- -- deal with Iran is what the administration's gonna be -- going to be judged on more than this complicated minuet.
With the different groups and each.
Susan many critics say listen the Muslim Brotherhood originally said there were going to put -- a presidential candidate they did.
That's the history of dealing with this group that they say one thing and they change it down the road in the future.
What what about this mean.
Well I mean yes that's true and I think there are reasons not to trust some other Muslim Brotherhood to -- -- unfortunately in Egypt right now in this -- is often the case in a country where there's been.
A revolution that you have to choose between bad and worse and worse and an in this case -- is actually somebody who is becoming quite popular running who is.
Much worse if that's possible than the than what we're hearing from the Muslim brother and he wants to you know get rid of the of the peace treaty between -- -- between Israel and and Egypt.
And I think for -- from a practical level you have to deal with whoever ends up being in power and you have to keep some line of communication open I don't think it means you're necessarily endorsing them.
But it doesn't look like there are a lot of good prospects right now -- -- certainly no female friendly prospect of really almost anywhere in the Middle East including Iraq troops.
-- I think there -- two points here number one you have to speak with the brotherhood because.
It's now in control of parliament and it's like you to win the presidential election.
You'll end up sharing the power monopolizing.
With the in the military depending on whether the military could hang on to.
The part of -- has now so to be realistic you have to token however.
The second point is there's no reason.
That they have to be asked into the White House or even to the State Department that gives them a level of prestige and approval.
From the United States it is completely gratuitous there's no reason whatsoever.
Yes we have to have the contacts and we have that.
In -- we have an ambassador we have embassies the idea is to conduct negotiations to let them know the brotherhood -- What the Red Line of America is which is that you have to.
Observe the treaty with Israel other obligations and not.
-- yourself in any way with -- Those are our red lines.
So you do have negotiations but why he would have a delegation.
Into the White House which will be used by the brotherhood had -- to say look we -- not.
People you have to worry about even the Americans have us in the way -- for -- to be okay.
Is of serious continuation of Obama's idea that as long as you engage some are you gonna -- from the other side.
It's naive it doesn't work.
-- touched briefly on Syria.
-- regime has agreed to a cease fire on April 12 but before that has increased the violence the exponentially -- told on the ground.
What about this -- and where this is going bill.
What's -- total disgrace US policy there aren't a real humility I think just embarrassment that the United States.
Their side as she was using helicopters to kill civilians and -- -- -- protesters.
Some of us from -- calling for a no fly zone for about two or three months Senator McCain and others and it went all the Smart people said oh no no -- -- that's pointless I don't didn't fly this low flying around you know you'd have -- no drive zone.
We sat there doing nothing saying this is all unacceptable and the slaughter continues -- I normally the way NASA says everything he says he breaks it if he wants to.
He's obviously killing more people that we saw earlier in the show the shelling again of the city of homes and continue.
It's the -- -- on our side to him in the fight to the death because if they lose they will die.
So if they're there will be no agreements and no interim arrangements that it's going to be like for -- Susan I know you last comment next.
I agree with parts of -- -- -- I mean unfortunately in situations like this and I I saw the -- in the Balkans when you have a cease fire everybody kind of uses an excuse to go in and just settle every last -- -- -- -- kill as many people listening -- I'm not.
It's terrible it's terrible tragedy.
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