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-- questions on whether the White House is ignoring the Islamic power grab and Egypt thousands protesting the new constitution.
Pushed through by Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi who is brand new to this job.
They give some sweeping powers but no comment so far from the White House and President Obama.
But we didn't get in a statement after the national security advisor Tom O'Donnell and that with -- an assistant the Egyptian leader.
Is that a topic of discussion the senate colonel Ralph Peters.
Fox News strategic analysts -- good morning to thank you for coming back here and I just you in the statement from the White House here.
They discussed a broad range of issues including our bilateral economic cooperation.
Join efforts to promote regional security and build on the cease fire in Gaza.
And -- -- democratic transition and the need to move forward with a peaceful and inclusive transition that respects the rights of all egyptians.
I don't know what that means -- you say they're downplaying this for a reason.
Why is happy they certainly are because the White House is very very embarrassed.
It's kind of -- Bad case of strategic dvd he just can't keep a focus on anything it took its -- off the ball Libya.
Took its I have the ball and Egypt -- -- everything was fine -- it's utterly at sea island Syria and conceived sand doesn't know what to do bit.
Specifically in Egypt.
On the administration just desperately wants quiet he wants to focus on its domestic agenda.
And so it's giving a pass.
To president Morsi.
Who is turning into a dictator who is ramming through a constitution that while it does not specify -- -- -- law.
As a ruling factor.
Nonetheless has various clauses that take the country -- Sharia law over the coming near -- I think they're embarrassed and by the way we can't change Egypt.
But we do give them well over billion dollars of hate everything here that's true and I and the margin.
Yeah Atlanta let me explore that a little bit more here a lot of people think Egypt is the next Toronto Morsi continues along the path but he does.
But the big stick is the money.
Do we cut off -- if that's the case.
Well I think we already -- have threatened.
And of course we don't -- what went on behind closed doors but it did the body language the tone suggests that the White House is willing to go along with Morrissey and the reason -- -- in the Muslim Brotherhood are pushing this through so swiftly.
Is because -- Egyptian economy is tanking.
Tourism is is almost zero it out now when's the last time you bought a product manufactured in Egypt.
And beyond all the religion except for the real extremists what the poor of Egypt want is a job.
They want economic improvements and more she knows now he can't delivered on a reasonable time frame.
So he is ramming through this constitution.
Hell for leather.
Because he can do it now wouldn't be able do it later -- -- that was -- -- and I was quite surprised that a 100000 people came back into the streets that is a strong.
Statement against what he is doing but the implications.
For that entire region.
If Egypt continues along this path are enormous now he fled the palace yesterday right that's the word we got that was the word that was used -- Whether he just went home for the night -- something probably but his folks would say that but you say an Arab culture that's a big deal.
Why yet he is perceived as having fled.
That demonstrators feel they drove him out to be left in a panic and isn't real macho surface -- culture.
And it matters just as Egypt matters Egypt remains the pivotal Arab country.
And so the future of Egypt is even more important -- Syria as important as that is.
So bill frankly I'm concerned about real violence in the streets the Muslim Brotherhood is extremely well organized and the key question is.
How will the security forces react.
If this gets what all great questions here fifteen seconds or less -- Does the Muslim Brotherhood win this battle.
Now we'll have huge implications.
On our country and our policy in that region for years to come Ralph Peters -- is here watching -- -- Iraq.
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