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While questions being raised about the relationship between the United States and Egypt.
A country which gets billions of American taxpayer dollars the president sales telemundo a Spanish language television station that.
He doesn't consider Egypt to be an ally of the United States.
And he heads east it is not an enemy either fact the matter is we may not really know Egypt yet the new government.
Minutes ago during the Pentagon briefing the spokesman said the word ally is a legal term of arts.
What does that mean.
-- Walker's former ambassador to Egypt Israel and the United Arab Emirates and joins us live from.
Capitol Hill I've never heard that phrase before that I remember.
Not to think I have either but there are certain.
Conditions on foreign assistance and so on and whether you're a non NATO -- and so you're designation can.
What the nature of the relationship is over I think it is very important what the president said it was of shot across the ball for -- he has to realize that we don't just give everything and expect nothing in return.
-- the relationship with him I'm not sure any of it -- -- at least -- in the media don't don't don't understand very well.
My my understanding is you know we were allies of -- for years obviously things went very well with -- Egypt.
The former leader v.s are considered of -- reformer by where one heavy politician at one point.
Now I'm not sure we know what they are do wait do wait.
No I don't think we do and I'm not even sure they do they -- finding their way remember this is a Muslim Brotherhood government.
Elected I might add.
Not used to dealing with the United States in fact we boycotted them for many many years -- wouldn't talk to them so there isn't the kind of relationships that we have developed with the -- -- with government.
And so we're all flying a little bit blind here and I think it's unfortunate.
That more she didn't speak out much more forcefully.
And quickly about those situation.
I'm really concerned about what's gonna happen tomorrow night -- it is a very dangerous situation.
I guess that the fear among most like you and listen in those who were very familiar with a region is that.
This sort of thing is it's often like a wildfire create his own when.
-- no -- no question about it and you when you think about it few.
Can trigger this kind of a reaction and bring so many people.
Hurt pain and anger.
He its it's insane that we allow that kind of thing to happen and I I am all in favor freedom of speech but this goes too far.
You wonder what you can do about what people might post on the Internet any fool from anywhere could put something up there and -- inflame the whole reasoning bring your country down in that way.
-- you can now that's why I think it's terribly important that the government's involved.
React very quickly and promptly and forcefully to in their public statements and in their policing.
In order to stop this kind of thing in the -- Because once it gets out of hand once it gets into the belief that this is a religious -- Jihad.
It's very hard to put back and pop ups and investor Edward Walker all the best -- you thank you.
Thanks all right well.
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