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I've come here to Cairo to seek a new beginning.
Between the United States and Muslims around the world.
One based on mutual interest and mutual respect.
And one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive.
And need not be in competition.
Instead they overlap.
And share common principles.
Principles of justice.
And the dignity of all human beings.
Joining us now by phone doctor Henry Kissinger -- former secretary of state and national security advisor.
He has served presidents from both sides of the aisle.
And we should mention that in this election he has officially endorsed.
Governor Mitt Romney for president doctor Kissinger a pleasure to have you with us thank you so very much I want to ask you about.
The president's policy now contrasted to what he said in Cairo in 2009 speaking of a new beginning.
With the Muslim world your thoughts.
In does that then nine date goods.
Understand that -- It into president boot.
-- New beginning.
To sit there and -- it being in the aid boat was still open government.
There's -- American.
The corporation and that opens -- And so that the DeVon it DeVon and now -- need to.
Is still Muslim Brotherhood and some speed -- radical.
The it -- isn't discriminated.
If -- -- Islamic.
And it to be viewed through the perspective of the behavior -- both a group active Muslim Brotherhood.
And -- more -- even more radical group.
They're going -- -- deputy economic blow it speak only as good basic city under -- bases of the government.
And that is to -- But what he's demonstrated that -- to do is to imposed on the United States.
That are made by an -- group because instead.
Video bit is that it is it is the subject.
Of -- of -- protests.
Look great but it -- through the objective -- -- most of -- and and it indicates outside the control of the US government.
And in light of that what was your thought.
When the US embassy.
In an apparently unsanctioned.
Tweet on Twitter sent out.
Both were prior to them stormy embassy in Cairo and immediately during our word or after the storming of the embassy apologizing.
And speaking about how wrong it is to offend the religious feelings of Muslims that was something Washington tried to distance itself from later.
But it is something that Mitt Romney has been very critical -- and in turn now the president has been critical of mr.
Romney for firing back.
And it started I understand it means they're gonna go to -- And I'm glad statement to a good made.
Because -- opportunity outside the embassy -- that not -- scaled duo.
And -- -- recruited been to the government of the Egypt.
The supplies security.
If not to indirectly dealing.
Do you really demonstrated.
So I understand it this sentiment of governor.
It -- -- -- appropriate I don't want to get into the timing what did it present moment -- -- -- statement should be heeded the could be made.
But this fundamental thing it.
It could commit that it has been used speaker of the European country.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And I think it is important.
-- make it totally.
That the United States does not coveted affects others and visit.
That it told the government spit.
The bit he's been written there are located.
-- -- -- -- Put through security.
And -- if you print it would put preached there will be consequences.
And that it is not -- up to begin to have a government.
It is the government -- retreated to a than -- -- -- -- to boot.
And propagated and diplomatic immunity has been but it -- -- is literally have a short time left but.
How do you think America's perceived in the world right now.
Better read don't do it -- it would route did it because people going on I don't know what the -- And too many of -- its debt and it's.
Undated to -- Happens.
To rooted for wanting to receive extended minutes it's good to -- And -- But Villa have been.
Do the the elect.
And put duke who has been living believe that it took me in the butt but what implode.
Now and and we will have to wait to see how things shake out doctor thank you so much for being here.
We appreciate your time --
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