President Obama and the Muslim world
Talking Points 9/13
- Duration 3:15
- Date Sep 13, 2012
Talking Points 9/13
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Hi I'm Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us tonight President Obama and the Muslim world that is -- subject of this evening's talking points memo.
At first of president took a soft power approach toward the Muslim world hoping that by being sensitive.
He could convince a majority of Muslims that the USA was not their enemy.
That of course your response to the bush administration's hard power approach.
A June 4 2009 mr.
Obama said this in Cairo.
Islam has -- proud tradition of tolerance.
We sit in the history.
And Louis area and corn ball wrong during the inquisition.
I saw firsthand.
As a child in Indonesia.
We're devout Christians worshipped freely.
In an overwhelmingly.
That is the spirit we need today.
Well that's soft power approach has failed might have been a good try.
But it has not worked here the facts.
Compelling evidence -- a Pakistan shows that the government there was protecting Osama bin line.
When US Navy -- finally caught up with bin Laden the Pakistani government -- the man who helped us find it.
Doctor she -- a -- a Pakistani surgeon was sentenced to 33 years in prison that is a direct insult to America.
Which gives Pakistan more than two billion dollars a year and -- in Afghanistan will more than 2000 Americans have been killed the government under Hamad Karzai remains corrupt and largely uncooperative and protecting Americans.
Many Afghans openly support the Taliban and in Iraq a country -- overly defying the USA in the world continuing its nuclear weapons development.
Is no question Iran as America's most dangerous enemy.
In -- The Muslim Brotherhood now controls the government and anti American demonstrations are commonplace.
As you know the Egyptian government has failed to protect the American Embassy which was looted this week.
Despite that the USA continues to send billions of dollars to -- In Yemen the weak government there cannot control the terror group al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula which is headquartered in that country.
Also violent anti American demonstrations are breaking out in Yemen driven by the -- -- In Libya there is chaos and the weak government there obviously cannot protect Americans were in the country.
Ambassador Christopher Stephens was a long time friend to Libyans.
But was assassinated on Tuesday.
So you could see the evidence is overwhelming.
Much of the Muslim world is not friendly to the USA despite President Obama -- -- reach.
So now it is time for America to change its strategy.
Talking -- is not believe it is Smart to openly antagonize any Muslim government with the exception of Iraq.
That country will most likely have to be dealt with by military in some fashion.
Obama has an obligation an obligation.
To punish governments like Egypt.
Which allow attacks on American citizens let me repeat the president must punish the egyptians.
We are living in a dangerous war president's first priority is to protect Americans.