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-- September 11 for Americans including our ambassador murdered did the Obama administration really think it was all because of me low budget YouTube video.
Former -- ambassador John Bolton joins us your thoughts are on the fact that -- least until today.
Indeed they have said it's not al-Qaeda they've they would -- say there wasn't wasn't but the services.
Video well the administration -- said from the beginning we don't know all the facts and therefore were not ruling out any potential explanation that that's not what they did they came down in the midst of great uncertainty and said.
It was spontaneous it was not terrorism it was caused by this video.
Now they've staked out their ground and they're gonna stand or fall on -- as the facts come out.
The reason they took that position was that it was convenient to there.
US domestic political agenda and they're very flawed world view the war on terror is over.
The White House is declared it's over and therefore it cannot be a terrorist group in Libya.
That killed our ambassador.
It cannot be that there's hatred for the United States since Barack Obama.
Has been elected president there for the -- must -- caused by the video.
So the flawed world view the flawed policy and the importance of their domestic political agenda of all explain what their position was also to some degree it lets our guard down committed to the war on terror is -- -- -- has been down for three and a half years you know didn't these guys and -- didn't get the -- the war on terror is over.
If you believe you're operating in a benign environment you're not gonna have adequate intelligence because you don't think you needed our embassy in -- Doesn't have intelligence on radical Islam and apparently we didn't in either Egypt or Libya.
-- in Arenas secret documents from the department defense I mean there's nothing if completing this that makes me feel secure about this guy I mean I would at least followed -- -- would have done something.
-- any immediate gimme that had now I am.
A close associate of bin Laden there's some suggesting he was getting some money from the act for the one who financed 9/11 this is because his name was on -- on the -- -- laptop.
He's got -- is it says he's a high risk.
Even the live music is a high risk admitted if we're going to -- from Bolivia and they're going to release him I would think we would at least keep our eye on him.
But let me make a bipartisan point here this man was released in 2007.
Under the Bush Administration.
On September the tenth drone attacks killed the number two al-Qaeda leader in Yemen.
Also released in the bush administration on two in 2007 Y because secretary of defense gates.
Bought the argument that gitmo was a recruiting tool for al-Qaeda needed to be shut down responsible otherwise responsible Republicans in the house and the senate said it.
The Democrats -- said it was part of the democratic campaign we were gonna close get enough so the Bush Administration collapsing in its last two years.
Let these people out Obama came into office pledging that he would close gitmo within the first year of his administration.
Look if word defensive about defending ourselves we're toast.
And this these examples the al-Qaeda leader in Yemen who went back to terrorism.
This -- in would be if this turns out right it shows exactly what happens when you let your guard down against terrorists.
I -- I don't who's left who's detained still they get love I mean there were the case said that the we hitters who were there and when they were released -- -- Bermuda and whether -- -- who are some people who got DO dragged into this dragnet that.
You know seem to me that you know it was not -- response were released.
But when you see this when you see a guy who's still under the assessment still is that he's dangerous and he's still committed to get -- any release and really what it mean that certainly doesn't this suggest -- like that he's a safe.
-- -- -- -- he should never have been released and it was only because of the political pressure I think in the last years of the Bush Administration that allow this to happen.
But but there was no pressure on present Obama this is his declared.
Wow what it does -- does YouTube video why the so hung up on this YouTube video -- secretary KUN sect you ambassadors rice was a year -- -- on FOX News Sunday she said it was the YouTube -- becoming -- as active as -- -- -- It's critical to their view of the world that there is no terrorist threat that this is purely sisal look the other way and in my opinion -- say we have four people that I -- I'm past the point of rational argument on this sometime down the begging our fellow citizens lift up your rise from the immediate economic circumstances lift up your eyes from the -- -- about the campaign.
We're picking a commander in chief for the next four years this is a heavy responsibility.
Think people realize how -- -- -- when we go to Pakistan.
As journalists were told in a very nice hotel stay away from the windows because -- army shooting in the windows and it's always do stay away from the winners -- some of these areas of the country are really dangerous I know I'm not sure I understand why they weren't heavily guarded.
Well they should have been and I think there -- more facts to come out here I think the administration needs to do its own review the State Department now says it's gonna do it.
I think this idea we're not going to talk about.
These attacks because there's an FBI investigation is shirking responsibility it's another political cover up.
I think people need to know what exactly happened because there was a massive failure here you can't have four dead Americans and not attributed the failure.
Professor thanks -- thank you --
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