Cold War chill between US, Russia?
All-Star panel weighs in
- Duration 4:23
- Date Jun 19, 2012
All-Star panel weighs in
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Early Wednesday morning in Cairo Egypt history -- square -- protesters out there.
They're out there because of the election and what's who will replace.
The former President Hosni Mubarak now he had a stroke today according to Egyptian officials.
And at least two sources say he is now clinically dead.
What does that mean that he's not going to be revived essentially.
One source saying that the Egyptian government says he he is -- What does this mean and the election results.
After a long time in Egypt back and forth about leadership back with the panel starting there threat.
Well I mean some people including me will look back and compared to the Muslim -- but a brotherhood who were taking over.
-- -- -- looks they're not as bad as we thought and particularly if you're Christian you of the ten million Christians.
In -- Egypt are they going to be protected are they gonna be persecuted I think they're gonna be persecuted and -- Mubarak at least protected.
While that's true and I mean you know that there's no getting away from their whole issue of Mubarak as stable force.
The question was whether or not -- use the military the fact that he was such a strong hand there.
Led to abuses and that's why you see those people gathered tonight and to -- -- they want him gone they want him -- they were not satisfied with the verdict.
They wanted a death sentence for a quickly the military is really the big question how it reacts in -- Absolutely -- the demonstrations.
Had started before the announcement to -- square.
He's now -- brotherhood demonstrations -- of people supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.
And demanding the installation of their candidate as president and the cancellation of the measures the military had taken to weaken the office of the presidency and to dissolve.
The -- the parliament.
And I think ironically the death of Mubarak will increase the crowd in the square there will drawing in the liberals who are not islamists.
To celebrate his death and and this could lead to a quite revolutionary.
Situation in the street Thursday when they announce who won the election.
The other story we're following.
As the G-20 continues can -- -- Mexico.
The meeting between President Obama.
And the Russian president Vladimir Putin -- the icy stares between the two and the body language was really something to watch as.
The tension between the two countries continues -- so much for the great reset from reports that we are hearing.
Put in a lectured Obama under Russia's interest in Syria to which is a sort of reminiscent of the cruise ship.
Kennedy summit that early in the Kennedy's term where you Kennedy was in -- look completely humiliated lectured by.
Christian -- left to sort of in in a sense of demoralization which encouraged.
Cruise -- to put missiles in Cuba and mrs.
This is Putin who thinks in strategic terms speaking to somebody he considers an adolescent.
Imagine Russia right now is preparing to send three warships.
To a port in Syria which is its facilities.
What each of the -- -- is capable of carrying 300 Marines.
We are doing nothing except complaining and issuing statements.
The Russians are asserting themselves on the ground preventing any embargo and is sitting a strategic interest and what his -- Obama doing.
In what well as for thirty years in American.
Preserve the in the Middle East.
Nothing want a bigger problem is this tension.
This tension is growing by the day and what's come out of the meeting is the idea that who was offended by state department's statements after the recent election suggesting that corruption was -- about.
He's upset at the congress possibly freezing assets from people who have taken away -- rights ownership rights in Russia.
He's upset with President Obama overseer -- he -- there is an ally it's not a good relationship -- and how he's -- because he feels danced.
That somehow by Obama.
The slate I mean this is -- this is really has.
Utterly immune to any of the -- charms are persuasive -- the President Obama -- still likes to once you find nice doing well then we'll get something out of it.
The recent other recent was a bad idea in the first place because it was fundamentally based on a false premise that somehow.
Relations with Russia on -- had gotten bad because of President Bush.
The problem is not bush.