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We are reviewing our obligations under the law -- -- consulting with congress about the way forward.
Given the current situation in Egypt we do not believe it is appropriate to move forward with the delivery of ex F sixteens at this time.
So the US is not sending four F sixteens to Egypt now.
Opposition members some diplomats in the gulf sends sends the wrong signal to the Muslim Brotherhood on the streets.
Perhaps saying that they could come back into power.
Because the administration did not react when president -- of Egypt.
Ripped up the constitution they say or dissolve the Supreme Court there hears again from our show one of the opposition.
-- members who talked to us.
Few weeks -- I feel that the Obama administration had Katie and golden opportunity to be the hero port here at least in this entire process.
But unfortunately that performance is used by their average -- sub par.
And maybe more so tonight back with the panel Steve what about this.
Well I think you have to be concerned about the timing just as you suggest because I think that will raise questions among our allies in the region.
I think it's fine if the Obama administration is doing something like this just to show that we can still do this now as a long term strategy.
I think suspending hater withholding aid is not what we wanna be doing but as a short term strategy this something that we should have been doing a lot more not only one more -- Was running the show in Egypt but under Mubarak as well we should be conditioning our aid on good behavior sure.
I guess the point they're making is that they didn't do it to a more seat was heading towards an Islamic dictatorship and now they are doing it when this interim government.
Is standing up albeit at the hands of the military taking more CO.
Right I mean didn't many in congress have wanted this to be blocked in December 2012 and and and the Obama administration went through it anyway I think right now.
This is literally while they continue to assess whether or not a military -- actually took place.
And continue to dodge whether or not they've reached a conclusion.
And dodger response I actually see this as a temporary measure it's -- it we've clearly cast -- -- -- our government with.
The military the long path to a stable Egypt does not begin with us.
-- it just separating from the military I think that they made it clear that they haven't come to an official conclusion on whether or not it was a true.
We're not gonna cut off all -- -- about one point three billion aid.
I think there's F sixteens get there another day I could be wrong but I think that's what he did it just to cool things.
One -- The poll questions Charles is the United States losing some ground.
And some standing in the world yes it is.
As you see in the latest Fox News poll Republicans obviously 91%.
But Democrats 70%.
One of the reasons is a kind of clueless this.
That this decision demonstrates this administration has no idea what it's doing his middle occasionally stumble on the right -- as it did after the coup.
When they did nothing at least that was a Smart thing to do.
But as you said for the year of the more she registration -- was dismantling that democracy.
Declaring the ruling by decree.
We did nothing we actually supported -- government our ambassador spoke out.
Against these demonstrations who drew the largest demonstrations.
In the history of Egypt perhaps it happened under -- the second.
-- -- building -- -- -- but you have the whole country rising up and saying we don't want the brotherhood.
The only hope for a good outcome in Egypt is he supporting the interim government.
And Lindsay administration do send -- signal it's not happy send a signal that the brotherhood leaders -- a measure of support.
Strong letter to file -- and both times I didn't need to start to articulate my feelings.
That is it for the panel.
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