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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.
If it -- -- then nine it blows.
It into President Bush.
-- New beginning.
To sit there and bears beat -- boat was still open government.
There's -- victory.
With some American.
The corporation and that opens -- And so that the definite -- and now -- -- It's that Muslim Brotherhood and some even more radical.
The there's -- and discriminated.
And it to be viewed through the perspective of -- -- -- duo put both a group suspected Muslim Brotherhood.
And the more -- even more radical group.
They're going -- it -- economic blow it that you only as good basic of the underlying basis of big government.
And -- it could chairman.
But what he's demonstrated that -- to do is to imposed on the United States.
They estimate they edit group because instead.
-- -- it is is it that is the subject.
Of the of these protests.
Look great but it Britain through the rejected -- 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 prior to them stormy embassy in Cairo and immediately during our word or after the storming of the embassy apologizing.
-- 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's and has -- dignity and -- Tuesday.
And I'm glad statement to look -- made.
Because -- opportunities outside the embassy today -- -- scaled duo.
And the be recruited been to the government of the Egypt.
-- supplies security.
And not to indirectly dealing.
Do you really demonstrated.
So I understand it this independent government.
It's -- Quote appropriate I don't want to get into the timing -- -- it -- present moment bullets.
That -- statement should be -- this could be made.
This fundamental thing it.
This could commit that it had been used speaker of the European country.
Defended -- -- tune in baby food but it was.
And I think it is important.
To make it -- That the United States does not -- -- it affects others and visit.
That he told the government's.
Have it -- in Britain don't located.
Put through security.
And -- -- deeper into who took preached there will be consequences.
And that it is not period through the government it is the government good to get through.
Spend a minute couldn't -- -- -- And propagate and diplomatic immunity has been good good.
Dokic is generally have a short time left but.
How do you think America's perceived in the world right now.
I don't read don't do that -- it would -- did it because people going I don't know with the group.
And too many of -- -- -- and it's.
It happens to be rooted pointing to receive -- -- -- it's good to go.
And -- But -- have been.
Do the the elect.
And put it duke who's been living believe that it -- me in the butt quote 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 is.
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