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Security advisor George W.
Bush is here to go on the record of -- in the murders in Libya spontaneous or premeditated.
Probably some of both I think one of the things that's clear is he was an opportunity.
-- -- there's an opportunity taken advantage of by slop -- an extremist groups.
To demonstrate against the United States and do more than just demonstrating against the United States because they are anti American.
But also it was an opportunity for them to put.
Pressure on some more moderate governments in terms of their spectrum in which they are not a part.
To put pressure on those governments to force them to move more against the United States and undermine those governments because it knows -- -- government -- cooperating with the United States because the United States is important.
For them to those governments to achieve a better life for their people and I think also the longer this goes the more we find out about it.
Did better the chance that at least some of these instances al-Qaeda was active as well I don't know that -- behind she is.
You know when people show up to the demonstrations with you know anti tank weapons and with that -- our RP RPG's.
This is not a spontaneous.
Uprising this is some people who are taking advantage of an opportunity to kill Americans.
When -- -- lead over the past three or four days it's you know -- -- you know I think the F 400 killing and then buried them there's not autopsy went on.
Is the obsession is -- whether -- -- Whether it's provoked by the -- or not the administration is convey you know it is out there -- provoked by them -- video.
Why why what is the reason that they are that they are fixated on that.
I don't know.
I think provoked I think.
Provided an opportunity it's clearly been taken advantage of by a lot of factions and I think you've.
Seen some people in the press talk about this taken advantage of by extreme pressed it that the extreme groups to put pressure on governments to separate themselves from what.
They had -- -- what is it I -- the bottom line is that we have hostile situations in a number of countries are burning our flag at this is not a good situation.
And yet the whole list there was service districts in -- on whether it's the video or not.
I I guess I can't explain it and I also think we need to step back and say he's in -- serious situation in itself.
But he's part of a broader situation in the region which I think is extremely serious -- -- stars really in Syria.
Which is increasingly becoming a forum for a sectarian war between Sunni and -- that risk destabilizing.
Jordan and -- and and can even Turkey.
And runs the risk of sectarian warfare that engulf us the Middle East and -- he's.
Urgent it is serious and the administration does not seem to have a policy.
That is commensurate with the serious -- of the problem and the rapidity of the events and at the same time in terms of Iran.
-- continues to move towards a nuclear weapon.
And we seem to spend more time putting pressure on Israel not to strike around them for you have what we're gonna do about -- so I think it's a that's troubling time this is it the Middle East this in melt down.
And our policies.
Seem to be in some sense frozen.
And the administration talks about how they have more time I think we're running out of time and I'm I'm worried about it.
How do we unwind ourselves out of this situation a minute you know we've got what it whatever whether we're no matter what how why it happened.
We now have the situation and as a crisis what do we do.
Well -- -- we don't do is we don't -- left.
He gives these people who are demonstrating against the -- exactly what they want to do they want us to pull out and clear.
The space for their more radical agenda.
So I think one of the things we need to do is we need to be more engaged we need to to help.
Those governments have been legitimately trying to bring political and economical -- for the people and try to help them succeed can deal with some of the frustration.
That they have and then we need to deal more aggressively.
With this deteriorating situation in Syria and again with with the clock -- is -- -- around -- I think.
What we don't do is withdraw what we do need to engage with some imaginative and more ambitious.
Policies because we have a lot at stake here we have a lot of interest here and we need to be active in in protecting those -- actually.
Egypt Israel is certainly a very important to Israel and the Middle East and you've got situation where -- Repressive -- this weekend you've received president -- of the Sudan both Muslim Brotherhood -- put both of them an office.
That doesn't look like president Morrissey is lean towards.
Trying to -- to sort of put the lid on problems if he's meeting with a fellow Muslim Brotherhood debt.
President who is Delhi is under indictment for genocide and he should have arrested his country and turned over the SEC.
Look Bashir is a bad guy.
And I can't explain or excuse hidden his meeting with him I wasn't a fan of his going to a Rondo went when president -- -- didn't go to Iran.
He denounced them for their policy on Syria and very forthright terms that's a good thing.
He's obviously trying to find his way.
This is -- a problematic in government but it is the government that the Egyptian people.
Elected I think therefore we had no alternative but to work with that government but not -- an unconditional way I think what we need to do this makes -- -- prepared to work with these government.
Even the mother Muslim Brotherhood led government as long as they are prepared to bring their country to economic and political reform establish inclusive.
Political systems where everyone is able to participate individual right to respected.
That if that is the future we think its future of their people want access to future they're bringing to their people were prepared to cooperate and that the we ought to be clear.
Didn't that's the kind of Middle East we think is best for us but also best for the people in the Middle East.
-- that's a very dangerous situation thank you.