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-- tensions remain high on the streets of Cairo the Muslim Brotherhood his call -- war protests after at least fifty people were killed yesterday.
Now earlier the interim government laid out a timetable for when elections will be held.
However was swiftly rejected by the Muslim Brotherhood how here's why the story's important -- first of money is pouring into Egypt now today.
Saudi Arabia announced it was handing over five billion dollars -- the new government.
Also the United Arab Emirates emirates is doing the same pledging to give three billion dollars to Egypt.
But that's not all even the Obama administration is refusing to cut off funding to the country -- only -- the military's overthrow the president a -- Remember doing so would require the money stop.
And finally stability in Egypt it is vital not just for our allies the region but across the -- unrest could lead to a new hotbed of radicalism.
Joining me now to react to this some more on the ground tonight in Afghanistan the host of war stories colonel Oliver North colonel -- to -- -- -- Good to be would you -- you know one of the things that I find to be exciting about all of this is the way the press is portraying this is an anti American rebellion inside Egypt.
It's not an American.
The Muslim Brotherhood has always been anti American anti western.
And of course the Muslim Brotherhood essentially co opted or seized control of what had been a largely secular.
And economic rebellion against Mubarak leading to the election of more -- because they have the best control of the political process.
In the country the fact -- you've got the United Arab Emirates.
And Saudi Arabia and now others lining up to support this ought to be a message to the Obama administration the rest of that part of the world regards this secular opposition to the Muslim Brotherhood to be a positive thing I think ultimately -- on the reality is the army and Egypt is gonna make sure that they don't end up with a radical government that is anti western hopefully that's -- -- outcome.
I -- my -- my question to -- really simple.
How did the United States of America get in the position.
They helped -- -- a radical Islamist 9/11 truths are a guy that refers to the Israelis as descendants of apes and pigs.
Arm this guy and then protect this guy how did we ever get there.
Well because that there was -- -- -- today in the administration going all the way back to the June 2009.
Speech in Cairo that simply said if all you need is an election and you've got an Arab Spring we know better.
The reality of it is a single election does not a democracy make.
You have to have the institutions of democracy and clearly this administration has never understood that.
Right what do you think of this.
Lack of ability to define a coup was a -- Well look at this administration is that -- particular because sterling record and be able to define a who our enemies are.
What victory -- his or even to embrace a friend like Israel.
And so I'm not surprised that they've got this on their hands were they've got on the one hand calling it a -- and the other delivering the foreign aid that they need.
-- colonel I know a lot of the country are back in Afghanistan and then you've been there many many times.
You're there for good reason that a lot has happened since you've been on the ground and I -- Maybe it's not -- page news but we ought to be paying attention there are guys who putting their lives on the line what's going on.
-- we stood at 60000 other American mores and girls under the young Americans who volunteered to serve our country you now have since June 18.
The Afghan security forces fully in charge of the security of the country in the United States and an advisory training and assistance role just take a look at some of what we saw today going to a very important vital site but to jockey Hydro electric Tim here's some of what we saw.
This is the good -- and I feel like for -- one of the biggest of its kind in this part of the world.
It's today protected by an Afghan army battalion.
They've been advised assistant and trained by a marine at the time the Marines will be living -- -- So the question.
And they have against protect this vital facilities from the Taliban once the Marines we've gone.
Major -- to him as a security force advisor to the Afghan police in this region -- these guys fight.
Absolutely producing and yes -- and it is that the kind of thing that we would do as Marines are you guys do -- horse soldiers.
Plus sometimes the tactics are a little bit different the planning is absolutely different there the -- the way that they did discuss when and where they're going to do things.
But when it's got to happen they make it happen and I think as the fast they're brave.
And they can really get things done.
Necessary -- -- Michelson is a weapons company operations chief.
Give -- -- sense for the.
Capabilities I think they're doing a pretty good job sir I was here two years ago.
And since then I think Afghans really taken when I believe in the fight against an insurgency -- if -- stepped up.
And started doing what they need to do to secure the country.
Very soon this aircraft in the Marines will be gone.
But what you're seeing today is one more example about the Afghans are taking charge of their own -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Since January this years or so you've seen alive is not your first rodeo -- in this part of the world tell us what tell the American people what they ought to know about where the Afghans are taking their country.
Home base who have to day was we saw the road to success cease all United States Marines particularly.
As a trader Marines.
Interacting with the Afghan local security forces -- can Jackie.
And what they're really doing is is setting the conditions for the coalition forces to.
Effectively you work ourselves out of a job so define success for America in this -- Success for us is a stable government that provides security for its local -- security force -- be able to train.
Execute planned fight win and then reset.
Jon -- -- extra marine is actually five inches taller than I am I'm still and on the platform -- this is typical on the -- -- now among these guys anybody at all -- wanna -- to -- Bashir would serve good I like to say hi to my too many Marines Gavin -- Krzyzewski stay safe levee.
That's the kind of guy we've got to -- -- -- America ought to be proud that we've got Marines and soldiers sailors and airmen who stand up this -- and the standard to understand what it takes to win they're gonna do what you -- right colonel safe home appreciate it.
Appreciate your brother.
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