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-- -- our top story now on the violence erupting in Egypt not only directed at military and the Muslim Brotherhood but we are now learning.
How more than a dozen churches have been torched set on fire.
For no apparent reason and now appears that Egypt's Christian population is becoming.
Collateral damage at least as the Muslim Brotherhood does -- with the Egyptian army.
-- short time ago.
President Obama publicly address the situation in Egypt for the first time and he condemned those were behind the violence and bloodshed.
To the Egyptian people let me say the cycle of violence.
And escalation needs to stop.
We call on the Egyptian authorities to respect the universal rights of the people.
We call on those were -- testing to do so peaceful.
And condemn the attacks that we've seen by protesters.
Including on churches.
Prosecutors say they Fox News strategic analyst and author of hell or Richmond Ralph nice to see you.
Great to see you as always Alison you're too so this -- under reported the story Ralph that Christians.
Appear to be targeted there are dozens of churches that have been burned.
Homes and businesses of Christians are being burned rocks are being thrown at them they're being chased from building to building.
Are they collateral damage in this larger battle or are -- being specifically targeted.
The Muslim Brotherhood has always.
Religiously clans in Middle -- kid Jews and Christians -- this is part of the Muslim Brotherhood and Islamist program.
-- the president in a rambling.
Address this morning.
Had one blowing that one line you played about churches.
The rest -- what was basically.
Portraying the Muslim Brotherhood is peaceful protesters.
-- peaceful protesters don't carry clash Acosta demos demonstrations.
They don't kill policemen they don't burn churches and attacking kill Christians they don't -- secularist and take it imprisonment -- and torture them.
-- Allison can you imagine.
There would rise to the heavens from this administration.
If -- -- a case of Christians anywhere in the world burning dozens of historic mosques.
But since it's Muslims burning churches.
Attacked and other religious buildings burning Christian businesses killing Christians.
The administration and the president.
See it's worth one phrase and long monologue.
You know things don't care about -- Christian.
Well Ralph and it seems as though something more significant is happening in Egypt than just pro -- Anti -- struggle as it is being framed in much -- the media if Christians are being targeted what does this mean and what should the president be saying -- guy.
Well the president needs to get a grip on reality.
You know there was a coup in Egypt but it wasn't a military move.
He was in the Muslim Brotherhood after making all sorts of the promises of inclusiveness.
Came to power in a protest vote election that was held prematurely.
In immediately exclude everyone from the Egyptian government except Muslim Brothers trying to push Egypt -- Into a new Syrian law based constitution.
Imprisoned journalist shut down the media.
I it was an Islamist takeover that was the coo and President Obama did not protest that in fact -- ambassador.
Praise Morsi right up until the bitter end in the military moved.
And then of the military.
Look I don't like military coups I don't like military movements but we've got to recognize that in this -- Our enemy the enemy the Egyptian people the enemy of the American people as a singing his Islamist extremism.
-- in the Muslim Brotherhood will never be our friends they had their chance they blew it.
The Egyptian military responded to the -- will of the people.
And are trying during the sign of the people trying to build a modern economy a modern society.
There will be differences about what shape that society -- but the Muslim Brotherhood wants to drag Egypt backward.
In two an authoritarian.
Authoritarian religious state and by the way it's not just Egypt and the administration doesn't get -- this is a Titanic struggle across the entire Middle East.
Islamist extremists don't see this state borders we see they want it.
Talent -- that encompasses everything.
Syria Iraq Tunisia Libya Egypt.
Every place you're seeing the same struggle between those Muslim Arabs.
Who desperately want to -- -- humanize.
And the forces of good people.
-- versions of religion.
Interestingly Ralph Egyptian media is reporting on this troubling development of Christians being persecuted.
And I should say there are some Bob reports in the US media that are are reporting on it but they're very you know eight paragraphs down so.
Let's hope this gets all the attention that it deserves Ralph -- great to -- you.
Thank -- else.
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