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He's now the state of emergency declared in Egypt is a few hours ago as deadly violence gets in late.
Out of control the fighting threatening to rip apart.
In already divided country in the latest chapter of violence negating when police made good on the promise.
-- -- clear to pro war cease sitting camps this morning firing tear gas at protesters.
Gunshots were heard coming from both sides.
-- supporters are fighting back they have been reportedly targeting churches.
Where Coptic Christians were shut three houses of worship according to reports burned to the ground today alone.
John Bolton is a former US ambassadors of the UN.
And a Fox News contributors ambassador we continue to use words like unrest and protests and demonstrations -- uses words.
For years now when it comes unrest if you will and -- is this is civil war.
Well it's not a civil war yet but here's the -- reality this violence was gonna happen.
As long as the Muslim Brotherhood in effect had parts of Cairo the largest city the capital city in Egypt.
Made and a no go zones for people who weren't part of the Muslim Brotherhood you're not gonna have stability in Egypt until the government can actually govern.
And if you don't have that stability you're not gonna have additional foreign investment the tourist aren't gonna come back and so.
Egypt's economy will continued to decline and I think that was the choice that the government saw and the Muslim Brotherhood.
Force the choice the violence is regrettable that's for sure but nobody should be under any illusions as long as the brotherhood.
Kept -- it's course it was gonna happen.
Here's your headlines and seeing right now cross the wires ambassador one is from Reuters.
It's a report that in the Muslim Brotherhood members have shot dead four policemen and Cairo.
The other is a wire that's coming from that press briefing we just -- our viewers that's happening on Martha's Vineyard and the White House spokesman telling reporters.
That the president's message to Egypt is that the military leaders.
Need to respect the basic human rights of the Egyptian people no comment so far that I'm seeing about.
Pro Morrissey or Muslim Brotherhood.
Apple don't get me wrong I think the military government should respect -- people's.
Basic human rights is well but but this is not Scarsdale.
Or -- Jersey or southern Connecticut that this is a very fragmented society.
And the Muslim Brotherhood is not a typical political party as we understand that term in the United States is just as much an armed militia.
As it is a political party and maybe more so and it's got eight.
That clear determination it wants to impose its version of the right kind of religious law on Egypt.
And fundamentally it doesn't care about democracy itself it would use -- McCain didn't use democratic.
-- to -- to gain power but had no intention of relinquishing it so we're in a situation where.
Fine distinctions about human rights sound very good but the reality in Egypt is simply not conducive to that kind of academic discussion as I say.
If you're gonna get stability in Egypt.
Which the brotherhood did not want to allow the government to get it wanted to question the government's legitimacy.
It was gonna continue in the course that inevitably brought us to the point we're -- now what's our priority.
Any -- Well I don't think our priority is the is the internal governance structures of Egypt at this point and I don't think frankly we have much influence over those structures of the way this is playing out.
I think our priority has to be defining American interest I think -- -- principally.
21 we want a government in Egypt -- will uphold the Camp David peace agreement with Israel it's been the foundation of American.
Foreign policy in the region since the agreements in 1979.
The Muslim Brotherhood assassinated.
Anwar Sadat who reach those agreements.
And and for thirty years has been opposed to them so I don't think a Muslim Brotherhood government.
He's got to give us the Camp David agreements for much longer than the military.
What and second we want the Suez Canal to stay open and this instability.
Ultimately will threaten the canal I think -- that we'll have extraordinarily detrimental impact on Europe the United States not to mention Egypt itself.
And is using front page story in the Wall Street Journal today about how the acting government in Egypt is working with Israel today.
To go after terror terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula for precisely the reasons that you mentioned is an interesting partnership that many are watching to see if that's a sign about.
What does the next Egyptian government look like and whether or not that's positive for us and our allies as well.
-- ambassador let me let -- back and talk more about that that angle as well it's a big one for all of us.
But appreciate your time today thank you.
Thank you --
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