How will Romney-Ryan ticket affect foreign policy?
KT McFarland weighs in
- Duration 2:57
- Date Aug 11, 2012
KT McFarland weighs in
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Says -- what -- -- -- Ryan ticket need to address in regards to foreign policy joining us now to talk about that furthers KT McFarland Fox News national.
Security analyst and host of Fox News lives.
Defcon three KT great to see you know that the the progressive.
Truman national security project came out today.
This came to his -- the DNC with -- pretty extreme criticism.
Of the new ticket saying Romney Ryan fails the commander in chief test what do you say -- that.
-- -- -- If that's really -- foreign policy chores -- for three reasons one.
You know the -- from America faces biggest national security problem we face grain the former chairman of the -- -- the -- is -- me.
If we don't -- the academy.
Current policy of collateral damage so first fix the economy and for -- that might -- Reagan in their first Reagan term.
Breaking -- economy he didn't take down the Soviet Union -- -- a second term so first fix the economy.
This thing is America is immediate problem in foreign policy is Israel and Iran.
Now the United States and Israel have to see -- die on how to deal with Iran they don't CI and I.
And Israel could be tempted to go off on -- found -- war with Iran that they can't finish that we have to finish.
-- closest relationship is between Romney and Netanyahu they've known each other for forty years they are on the same page -- -- -- agree that there on the same page.
And in our John as far as who -- a foreign minister of conflict stands.
What -- they can do is appoint a blue ribbon committee of -- -- Ed Henry Kissinger.
Who opened China did the first Middle East negotiations get George Shultz and of the Cold War against Jim Baker.
One the first Iraq or India wise men committee to vet who -- -- foreign policy picks are for the cabinet.
So now this is a great form -- -- because it shows that America can solve its problems and we're back.
Quick answer I if I can ask you for KT this idea of American exceptional as of -- as well in in -- talk before the council on foreign relations Paul Ryan said quote.
Obama the president doesn't think America is an exceptional nation it's a shame he doesn't believe.
In American exceptional is -- is this idea of America being bigger than everybody else and stronger than everybody else.
Really play into our national security going for.
Yeah and John Vatican -- picky point if you look around the world -- -- -- the biggest problem with the perception of America is that the best days are behind -- -- word great empire.
No longer -- and all the Obama administration's gonna do is manage the decline.
With the -- riot pick Ryan ticket inside Reagan again.
It's like -- Problems we can solve big problems.
And -- United States is the only mature democracy in the world can do that if that's the world a whole new direction I think -- KT McFarland always great to see you thanks so much for joining us today appreciate.