Aid to Egypt: Are we arming the enemy?
US weapons giveaway stirs debate
- Duration 3:37
- Date Jan 26, 2013
US weapons giveaway stirs debate
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-- lawmakers are up in arms over the Obama administration's decision to give tanks and F sixteen fighter jets to Egypt.
Here's Texas congressman -- go -- on FOX & Friends on Thursday -- This administration's.
Foreign policy the foreign policy is what difference does it -- Iowa rivers is -- -- -- we give our.
Are sworn enemies people who want to wipe Israel and -- off the map showing give -- the method to whopper -- -- what's the big deal for putting ourselves in jeopardy when we're sending jets.
28 man who -- our leader.
Whose only two and a Macy's said in the past or is role in the United States.
So -- was supplying our enemies with the means to fight us doctors that he gestures and founder Sam present.
America Islamic forum and democracy always great having on the show doc thanks for joining us.
Most musically and thanks for having me pilots walk through this a little bit here because if you listen to congressman.
He makes it sounds as if Egypt is our sworn enemy right now is that the case and if so why are we sending them.
The numbers -- -- sixteen.
F sixteens and 200.
Abrams tanks by the end of the year.
Well let's you know it's pretty horrifying claim that we're doing this and that goes beyond the weaponry because.
-- this is about supporting an ideology that has sworn to be against the United States against the west against secularism.
Against liberty and free systems.
It's about Islamism Muslim Brotherhood has -- every radical group in the Middle East.
And all the while we see.
Molly now -- being taken over by a lot of al-Qaeda Algeria.
And northern Africa we see the spread of radical Islamism if you look back to the source that all comes from the Islamist ideology -- to be no different than in 1980.
We see the ascension of the Islamic revolution in Iran and we still let's get closer to the Iranian theocratic and maybe give them some weapons and jets and tanks.
And maybe give them an IMF loan worth billions to help their economy.
I mean it's absurd week there's a disconnect Clayton between understanding the ideology.
And really -- the worst thing I'll tell you as -- most slump.
We're losing credibility.
The majority of egyptians did not vote for the Muslim Brotherhood the first time around.
And on the streets they're coming back for revolution 2.0 and three point oh and they're seeing -- support their oppressors and their dictators -- an event than we did a Mubarak.
And now even worse for the brotherhood.
I mean we have a long history of perhaps accidentally arming people we end up -- fighting years from now we end up fighting against our very own weapons we gave them.
We all remember we know from the look of the likes of Saddam Hussein and others around the world is this another one of those and another one of situations.
Absolutely and it's even worse because he you know you're really giving them a little -- and saying accidentally Morsi.
Has sworn he actually called Obama a liar after his not his 2009 speech he is just -- couple years ago said that.
Muslims should teach their children hatred towards Jews and -- The ideology that the most of brotherhood -- is clearly it and and the constitution by the way.
That their party just ratified.
Is about the Islamic state.
-- but instituting Sharia law.
About misogyny and and giving women second and third class right -- -- there are things enshrined in that government now that clearly is not symbiotic with us.
And we need to stand against and stop funding.
Yeah -- news serious look at our foreign aid in this country doctors Judy Johnson thanks for joining us this morning thanks for breaking this down appreciated.
Many -- thanks well.