Israel Amb. to U.S. Dismisses Obama Rally Absence: U.S. Leading World on Terror

Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the United States, dismissed the controversy over America’s absence from the Paris unity rally on Fox News last night because, as he argued, the U.S. is showing enough leadership in its actions against the global terror threat.

He took particular note of the hypocrisy of many of the free speech-hating leaders who appeared at the rally, calling that a far greater issue than someone’s absence from the rally.

Kelly File guest host Martha MacCallum asked him if at least it would have helped for President Obama or someone else to represent the United States at the rally. Dermer said there’s a broader issue here that deems such a gesture irrelevant:

“The United States is leading the whole world in confronting al-Qaeda. They’re leading the world in confronting ISIS, so I have no doubt whatsoever where the United States stands in this struggle.”

Watch the video below, via Fox News:

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