Americans killed in Libya: Bumps in the road?
Former Navy SEAL outraged
- Duration 3:31
- Date Oct 3, 2012
Former Navy SEAL outraged
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-- -- new -- for the White House for members of the military furious with him for comments that he made.
The day after this year's not eleven attacks in Libya.
-- recent events in the Middle East.
Given you -- haul us.
About your support for the governments -- have come to power following the Arab Spring I was pretty certain and continue to be produced pretty certain that they're going to be bumps in the road.
While former navy seal Montana state senator in -- Special operations for America -- -- -- joins us right now.
Well commander who that was your role when you're in the military.
-- that phrase bothers you.
Well does bother me it's more than bumps in the road you have four Americans dead and ambassador dead.
And tortured you have four embassies are on fire.
That's reflection of a policy of appeasement and and the apology that doesn't work you can't negotiate with hostages and -- had to negotiate from strength in America needs to lead from the front and not from behind.
But we understand in a letter from the house to the secretary of state will be answered today.
They -- thirteen incidents that showed a deteriorating security situation.
On the ground had a something like that get ignored.
Well it has been ignored and we have -- commercial called Bowden nobody I think is an important message that America needs to lead from the front.
And when you don't lead from the front there's a vacuum and that vacuum causes weakness and -- ability.
And how will continue to see more and more attacks against this until we -- from the front America's leadership.
Is there is nothing that the BB.
Yes -- -- serious business and American leadership is important instability we've thrown our Israel friends under the bus.
And we knew we had changed direction said earlier you said that when and that's just -- his -- he said he he was tortured would indication do you have of that.
-- -- reports that you know that the body was tortured.
You know in -- is not a very pleasant thing to talk about the seals that were there former seals were not part of the security force there on a different mission.
In unsealed run the sound of of fire -- they did they're they're they're job did their duty.
They were great Americans and unfortunately it wasn't -- spontaneous attack.
You know when when ambassador rice went on her tour and talked about it was spontaneous event.
That our relationship visual has never been better.
You know that's misleading.
Are our relationship with -- Israel is strained and they're preparing to do a unilateral.
And you know our position overseas.
It is is dangerous it's very fragile.
Now we understand why -- intercepts show that these al-Qaeda affiliated groups were talking to each other and bragging.
And patting themselves on the back after these the killing of four Americans including the ambassador in two Navy SEALs.
And makes it seem -- of them could be an operation underfoot was special operators to go to get these guys would you support that.
Oh absolutely you know you again you can't negotiate from -- yet negotiate from strength.
And it is important for the US to show leadership.
You know a policy of appeasement.
Doesn't work you know or our friends -- overseas understand strengthen America -- -- Ryan -- state senator and chairman of the special operations for America's super pac thanks for joining us this morning look forward to seeing with secretary of state says today.
To those congressman who demand some answers thanks so much.
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