O’Reilly on Turkey: ‘This Is What Happens’ When the U.S. Steps Back and ‘Doesn’t Lead’

billBill O’Reilly called into his own show tonight to react to the attempted military coup in Turkey only a day after the attack in Nice, France.

He told Bret Baier that all Americans need to know is “the Middle East is now in an uproar” and “this is what happens when the United States steps back and tries to become one nation of many and doesn’t lead.”

O’Reilly suspected that the CIA had to know about the coup ahead of time, declaring, “We’re in a war against radical Islam, adn this kind of stuff makes it more difficult to fight that war.”

There is still chaos in Turkey, and President Obama has not yet commented, but a White House statement indicated they’re backing the democratically-elected government.

Watch above, via Fox News.

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