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First state visit to London for President Obama Great Britain really I should say he is just finishing up.
The -- speech of his six day European tour about 16100 guests.
In the audience there in historic Westminster hall he is the first president to address the British parliament in that historic venue.
About 14100 members of the audience members of the house of commons and the House of -- the president obviously talking a lot there about these special relationship.
Between the United States and Britain also talking about.
The war is that these two countries have joined in fighting in places like Afghanistan.
And and Iraq.
Joining us now miles -- of foreign policy expert with The Heritage Foundation also former aide.
Two former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher you have been critical.
Niles of I guess a dismissive attitude toward Great Britain did you see this administration offering.
Did that speech do anything to help -- so prepare.
When I do think that -- press.
And -- bomb.
Did a great deal in this speech to emphasize the importance on the end American speculation that was a positive development lawful I think this president.
Has gained a reputation in the United Kingdom -- being anti British when he did go to great lengths I think.
In this speech today to dispel.
That's of that idea -- -- I do have my doubts as to whether Barack Obama really does believe.
In the un American stuff -- -- -- rule he's being re branding -- over the past couple days as what he -- and essential I'm relationship.
But he did -- -- about new -- importance I think all of the now the US UK partnership on the world stage but you'll support about the importance all the -- to alliance hosted the world some some -- the kids.
In this speech but overruled it this was a speech -- -- lacking in substance and some of the biggest.
In some national issues on the day was full of plastic sheets but very little real.
-- -- -- -- -- of American leadership on the world stage do you think denial that he has taken the relationship somewhat for granted give us a couple of is that of examples as to walk.
-- as soon -- Barack Obama.
And to the Oval Office he.
Remove the Boston all of us win -- -- send -- back to -- of the British embassy this was -- -- seen as as a major.
And -- point quite early on I think in his.
-- Oval Office Barack Obama began to.
Launch a series of of insults against Great -- -- result pull a Hillary Clinton Sony did with.
Auction Tina through the focus dispute backing all -- -- for negotiate a settlement is probably the falcons fallacy it's usually.
Barack Obama relentlessly -- Britain's biggest company of BP which -- generated.
Fat coverage for the president in the British press and I do think that overrule.
The British media has moved -- significantly against president -- over the course of a lost.
-- -- -- -- And he Sony has been -- I think in Great Britain -- the most anti British.
A president all the modern era and certainly this we -- moment he's -- doing his very best to trying to spell that.
But image and -- so in his speech today was was full of references to the importance all of the seventy year long and the American stuff religious about double Sonia at the polls and slowing but.
But whether or not he really does believe.
That person is.
America's most important ally is is an all -- -- together -- rule.
Only just a few months ago he described.
-- -- -- -- -- As America's strongest allies say I like do you think that the -- Obama says different things in different audiences actually but I know that didn't play well Nile Gardiner is a foreign policy expert at The Heritage Foundation and considered one of the most influential fifty Britons in the United States according to the London Daily Telegraph -- thank you.
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