Has President Obama forgotten that we're in a War on Terror?
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 2:58
- Date Sep 25, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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Looking live at the United Nations General Assembly on the side of Manhattan where President Obama is set to arrive shortly he will address the assembly at 10 o'clock eastern time.
Meanwhile he is promoting his tough stance on terror.
-- we'll see what I've done some second and office -- -- and the war in Iraq I get.
I -- that we go after al-Qaeda.
They've been decimated the Fatah.
There we go after bin Laden he's gone so I've executed on my foreign policy and it's one that the American people largely agree with so.
You know if if governor Romney is suggesting that we should start another war.
He should say so.
Where'd that come from is he suggesting that Iran it's a war -- let's turn to Peter Johnson junior who joins us.
Each and every day with the reaction to that -- what's he talking about you know I don't know what he's talking about and you know Joseph Biden made a similar reference with regard to Syria and I ran -- -- to a Democratic Convention.
I think it's designed to say that any criticism of the president on his foreign policy.
Is designed to bring us into war there -- a lot of opponents of the president.
Who's saying that the weakness in vacillation in the mideast.
Are the best steps to promote a war.
In the in the mideast -- -- we're about to get the president -- speech this morning we know there's a civil war in Syria.
We know that higher end is on the precipice of -- nuclear weapon we know Libya.
Claimed the life of our ambassador and and three others.
We understand that Israel is concerned about our alliance with them at this point -- -- the beaches in flames.
And is in the state of I guess the summer after the Arab Spring.
We see in the New York Times that.
There was a lot of concern in the State Department and in the United States government about how -- Obama handled.
The -- -- transition in the Egypt whether we did too fast and whether we did in the way it hurt.
Our nation were also understanding.
Having concern is the president too busy campaign to be the president.
What an opportunist who visited talked well and opportunity there was today and yesterday and -- with -- world leaders we know we saw these world leaders at a reception.
At a cocktail party but it's a cocktail party a substitute for a robust.
Foreign policy could we be asking Pakistan.
About their policies could be asking Afghanistan and why our troops are being killed two we pressed mr.
-- why Egypt is indicting American citizen's -- -- exercise their first amendment rights question do we speak to Israel and -- Netanyahu and say yes we're with you.
Seems like opportunities lost.
Campaign big on the mind.
Foreign policy not not not so big we hear the speech I looked at parts of it.
A lot of -- minds a lot of generalities.
No tough stance though saying.
Backed off -- -- -- we're doing the best we can we wanna be friends.
But even act like our friendship he's gonna stand on the foreign policies are you steady heads are well it'll be 45 minutes from right now you'll see your interest in the fox initiatives you think Peter thank you -- -- you -- analysis.