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Anti American violence is exploring overseas not -- straying into agent demonstrators go -- outside our Indonesian embassy sniff burning flags and shouting we will destroy America like this flag.
So far and the record is tracking anti American protests in 27 countries Libya.
Egypt Tunisia Morocco Nigeria Sudan and -- moving east to Yemen and -- -- Israel the west bank and Jordan.
Iraq Kuwait Bahrain -- the United Arab Emirates and the protests continued further -- to -- Afghanistan's.
Pakistan and India Bangladesh.
And even radical Muslim groups in the United Kingdom and Australia have hit the streets this is spreading fast.
Liz Cheney former State Department officials here to go on the record actually at the State Department you -- covering this region I ended concern Greta.
Your thought tonight.
Well I think that Steve is right when he talks about the importance of looking at the overall policy here.
You know my sense of what happened in Libya I watched ambassador rice yesterday.
Say it was a 100% certitude that this was all because of the movie and I found that to be preposterous and -- I think get a few -- at a minimum you've got to say we don't know yet.
We don't know yet exactly what this -- was but what we do know points pretty clearly to al-Qaeda involvement into pre planning here.
You know it didn't some reports had a -- at a four hour firefight RPG's mortar rounds.
Those are the things -- it happens this is spontaneous.
Because the movie -- you see this whole area imploding it's profoundly.
Distressing how we actually took on the record to Cairo in June of 2009.
When the president gave -- speech talking about a new bit new beginning.
How I would say this has now imploded.
All around us in the sense that in the American center for American -- -- embassies frankly just are safe we know that we've had four murders.
Great well and I think that that speech in Cairo.
Had a lot of language and -- that helps you understand part of the problem here.
What we're seeing is a clear failure of Obama administration policy in the Middle East.
This is a president who spent.
Many many speeches especially throughout the course of 2009.
Apologizing for America he did it in that speech in Cairo he said that after 9/11 we abandoned our ideals.
He went on to foreign soil and and really slandered I think the people who are running government and -- the men and women who kept us safe after nine elevenths.
But it's this notion somehow that America and the strength.
And I think when you look at the message that we sent across the Middle East this notion that we're pulling out.
This notion that our enemies need -- he address the Ronnie -- make steady progress towards nuclear weapon and this administration's been either unwilling or unable to stop them.
On all fronts basically America is retreating.
And you see what happens when America is not in the position of strength.
But we couldn't stay here in these places.
Forever and you see in Afghanistan and Iraq two countries really went in went in to head and to those countries as it.
Yeah as we pull us and they they apparently didn't want us there I mean there's there's an enormous one of violence in -- in both those places as we pull out I think you've got it you can't differentiate I think in Iraq when.
President Bush left office we in fact that left -- situation that this president could have built on to have the kind of secure and stable environment.
That frankly you know we had anticipated.
The war was ending.
The president -- Obama decided not to push too hard to negotiate any kind of a stay behind agreement.
And so you've now got Iran -- in Iraq with no American presence there Afghanistan a completely different situation where the president from the very beginning started announcing a timetable for withdrawal said okay I'll surge but we're not gonna give two complete -- seasons.
Sending the message who is complete common sense don't have to be you know a brain surgeon here understand that when you tell the enemy.
Listen we're -- surged -- out of there by this date certain -- -- gonna sit back and wait.
And in a situation that is as dangerous as those two countries are.
For our allies to feel that they don't have a strong partner.
It's going to be very difficult for them to stand up with us so I would say what's happening day in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Boasts in addition to what's happening across the region.
Are many ways a direct result of this administration's policy -- to the same question I asked Steve so what do we do enough and didn't really light of the fact that this is a situation we have if you were -- present what would you do well I'd say number one we had an absolutely bring justice for the deaths of those four Americans and it's going to be swift and it's going to be severe.
Number -- I would cancel -- loan forgiveness for the Egyptian government have put it on hold right now.
I think it's very important for us to work particularly with the Egyptian military.
But for the president of Egypt to have stood by and watched her embassy be overrun our flag be -- the al-Qaeda like.
He's coming he's telling around with the the president Sudan this -- and who.
In most countrymen are obliged to turn him over under indictment of the guys slaughtered thousands -- still slaughter in the right now and I think.
That you know that the military assistance ought to be part of a larger longer discussion -- billion dollar loan forgiveness ought to be cancel immediately.
And I would make clear we are standing with the Government of Israel and that we will not allow nuclear capability in Iran.
And I would be asking for military plans right now I don't know what do you stop -- -- eleven prime mister Netanyahu certainly is says that -- -- in this weekend made it known where he stands.
They didn't Liz thank you thank you straight ahead in what many.
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