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-- -- -- new questions about president Obama's latest response to the ongoing anti American protests overseas.
Calling for quote his quote full cooperation.
From Muslims -- all of this during an appearance on David Letterman's late show last night.
-- -- -- Our first -- obviously make sure that were reinforcing security of these embassies that were.
Fully investigating what happened in bringing that these murderers to justice.
That's our number one priority but the message we have to send my thanks the Muslim world news.
We expect you to work with us to keep our people safe.
Former New York governor George attacking joins me now governor -- -- -- having a good morning Martha is that forceful enough message in your opinion -- it's not a policy.
We expect the Muslim people to cooperate with us all you have to do is look at recent history since 1993.
There are those islamists across the Muslim world to hate the freedoms that we take for granted too often.
And who want to attack us because of and we cannot simply.
Ask them to say please be polite it hasn't worked it will not work it is not a policy.
You know given what is that happening across the Middle East you know some people -- taken issue with the appearance on David Letterman.
At a fundraising that took place last night in New York with Jay-Z and beyoncé.
You know all of which happens I guess in the political scene these days but what do you expect him to do more to talk more about what's unfolding in the middle -- It's stunning to me that when we have -- this horrible horrible tragedy in Libya.
And when we see violence -- -- the images on the now across the Arab world.
This president acts as though it's business as usual it's not.
One of the real tragedies I think of the last three and a half years is that.
We are engaged in a war a war of values of war of the civilized against the -- -- against the islamists.
And it doesn't seem like this president has ever understood that.
You know the fact that they blame a movie.
That no one saw.
For this uprising is just the third we have -- consistent attacks on the west since 1993.
By those who want to change the way that we live let alone not allow us to.
But try to.
Spread our values through the Islamic world.
His policy is not a policy it's not leading by -- from behind.
It's basically hoping things get better I have not well if you feel that -- what should the policy -- like what we like this I think we need to form more aggressive policy.
Aimed at supporting those in the Islamic world who -- on our side.
And going after those who are not we would sit back passively in Syria Syria.
But in Libya we were aggressive and creating.
The support so that the coalition could overthrow the Qaddafi regime we have no consistent policy.
Support those who support the rule of law support tolerance.
And oppose those who would try to.
Seek to impose Islamic terrorism Islamic fundamentalism.
Not just within their countries but across.
World now obviously it's very complicated I mean he is heard it right now you've got the dictator still in position and Syria.
And then you have people arguing that it would have been better to leave some of these dictators in places have these countries where -- -- so much unrest today.
Sure it's complicated but when you have the president of Egypt.
Basically not chastising at all violent demonstrators who broke into our embassy burn the flag and -- an Islamic flag we know that person is not our friend.
And we should stop treating him as our friend and we shouldn't just go and say -- say that he is not now I say it's not now I.
The Egyptian government today the Islamic brotherhood government is not our allies I think that's pretty clear.
There are those within Egypt to our very are very pro -- -- much on our side.
We should work with them and obviously the egyptians have the right to choose their own government.
But we have the right to defend our own interest and I fear this president has not done.
One question about Afghanistan because I think this isn't talked about enough right now.
51 of our own you know NATO forces had killed.
In rounds that has com green on blue is called from the soldiers that were supposed to be training.
It is the president address this enough and in what way do you think he shut.
You know the president basically tries to pretend Afghanistan doesn't exist until after the election you never hear him talk about it and and the violence by.
Afghan trained soldiers or police against the coalition particularly US military is appalling and just the last couple of days we suspended most of the joint.
Operations with the Afghan forces the president doesn't talk about that he he says we're leaving he says -- responsibly well what he has said is that we are setting a date certain so people know.
A year and a half from now we will be gone and in the meantime it's not supporting us it's jockeying for position to fill the void that we are creating this is not a policy -- a successful we are saying that.
With the attacks on Americans.
The the terrorist attacks in Kabul there was just the recent attack the blew up.
Eight Harrier jets that's never happened before in one of -- most secure -- hundred million dollars worth of 200 million dollars -- threw objects we have no policy in Afghanistan other than this administration wants to look the other way until after the election.
That is not right.
Governor always good to seen that in -- behind us I'm.
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