A direct rebuke to Obama’s 2009 speech

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 12:00am


Secretary of State Mike Pompeo never mentions him by name, but in his speech today in Cairo he didn't shy away from mentioning former President Barack Obama's promise of a “new beginning” with the Arab world 10 years ago, and, at times, mocking it. Host Marco Werman speaks with Magdi Abdelhadi, a British Egyptian political commentator in Cairo, about the two speeches.