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We're back fifteen minutes now past the -- protesters flooded the streets of Cairo in 2011 demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak President Obama.
Took a firm stand then.
Mubarak had to go he said.
Ten days later he did now nearly two and a half years after that uprising Egypt again in turmoil.
But this time the president is refusing to take sides his stance -- growing criticism for those who say.
He should be doing more.
Obama the bystander again.
Here -- the egyptians in the millions.
Out on the street trying to bring down an Islamist government.
Arresting journalists and judges trying to Islamist size of the military and the people are saying knowing what is the president the United States do.
He takes a position of study -- neutrality.
Fox News contributor Wally -- joins us this morning from Washington -- nice to see you this morning what should the president of the United States still.
Well a long time ago who should have first default open.
The sort of the White House to all Egyptian -- we have only seen in Washington at the State Department and administration general.
Delegation from the Muslim Brotherhood or their allies he should have engage in dialogue with the leaders of the opposition with -- NGOs was judges.
And with the military and now this point in time you have a severe crisis but that prices is unique it's not even what happened.
And 2011 you have twenty million.
Egyptians from Sunday -- Wednesday.
Who have been on the streets of Egypt that is a strong signal that the Egyptian people once to see -- see out and the president of that the states should side by the people.
The president pres Obama told -- -- that the US is committed to the democratic process and Egypt and does not support any single party art or group.
So that -- that sounds to me like the present just sitting on the fence.
That's abstract that's open -- -- you could say this and of course of political science on campus but if you are the president they had executive the ahead of the free world you actually have to make.
It very clear position when you have a majority of the people walking on the street to have more people walking in the streets of Cairo.
And deejay -- band members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
All of them together so what the president needs to do is to -- to more -- you have to do one of two.
Either you would disband your -- evidence.
And ask if prime minister from the opposition to form the cabinet -- still as part of the constitutional process -- you would resign and you would become.
The head of the opposition one or two.
And also aid we give a lot of money to each of -- take a look at the screen here because this is the amount of money we've given over the years.
To Egypt back to 20091 point six billion.
And it's actually dropped a little bit but still up to close to two billion dollars for sending to Egypt.
For what what does that get us what is it exactly -- congress.
Well basically the idea the original idea was that an Egypt ally to the United States -- secure the peace process with Israel would secure the passage of our fleet and hole.
-- -- national ships through the Suez Canal.
Now an increasing power of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is going to escalate tensions through Gaza -- Israel is going to.
Give support to the islamists in the region.
And he blocked when France -- fight al-Qaeda in and -- President -- who blocked -- so he's not really implementing the idea for why we are giving that for -- night.
Wally Ferris fascinating insight this morning and we'll see what the president does millions of people continue to pour into the square while -- thanks for joining us when we appreciate it.
Thank you for -- me.
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