Egypt, Iran deliver messages ahead of UN General Assembly
Peter Johnson Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:06
- Date Sep 24, 2012
Peter Johnson Jr. weighs in
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Happening now heightened tensions across the Middle East in focus as the UN general assembly begins in New York.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad saying he doesn't take the threat of an attack from Israel seriously.
But he is vowing to defend his country and its nuclear program if a strike happens.
Meanwhile Egyptian president Mohamed morsi delivers a message to the White House telling -- US.
Change your policy is on the Middle East or risk fueling anti American hatred.
Across the Muslim wall.
Well joining us that talk about these topics is Peter Johnson junior Fox News legal analyst thank you for that I had us to see.
So let's start with -- -- in a shot in the past when he has addressed the UN some delegates walked out what do you expect.
When he address they should look at obviously -- -- disgusting vile contemptible human beings.
Worst civil rights record on and on the globe but what we're seeing with mr.
Morrissey and mr.
Matt -- -- is an absolute.
Total attack on the Obama foreign policy.
-- -- comments have said listen the United States get with the program respect our values respect our culture you're not doing that we're gonna set the terms.
Of this relationship.
Ahmadinejad as saying listen you sanctions didn't work we -- -- week.
Not only will we retaliate against Israel we will retaliate against American bases in Europe and in the mideast he -- said that.
So the Arab Spring the 2009 speech about a new beginning turns out to unfortunately.
To be a horrible joke and today and tomorrow the president has an opportunity to reset.
The debate at the United Nations when he talks.
To the general assembly he will not -- and be meeting with one world leader in that was eight last year.
In 1986 President Clinton while running for reelection.
Met with world leaders President Bush in 2004 did the same thing but the president is in fact going to the view instead.
-- and when Netanyahu Israeli prime minister said he wanted to meet with and he said that he couldn't because he has a campaign stop.
Scheduled for that day who.
Well it's it's actually credit and a lot of Americans are looking for.
Whether they're Democrats Republicans or independents and new Obama doctrine because the first one hasn't worked at all where we say listen.
We respect sure -- -- your country's you respect the First Amendment in our country.
We respectfully in the the right of a Palestinian state to be created at some point you respect the right in the State of Israel.
To exist so -- should not be about mid east demands -- need to be some American demands that are put out on the table at this point as well.
So what's been called -- policy of appeasement of apology.
Of saying well we really do understand you were part of you will defend your values that hasn't worked and we've seen the eruption on the Arab street.
And the destruction of the president in effigy at rallies throughout the movies like Peter Johnson junior thank you so much good to see it.