America Obama: 'Ask Osama Bin Laden' If I'm An Appeaser Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email December 8, 201112:20 PM ET Mark Memmott Twitter Republican presidential candidates have said President Obama practices "appeasement" when it comes to foreign policy. At the White House a short time ago, the president had this response: "Ask Osama bin Laden and the 22 out of 30 top al-Qaida leaders who've been taken off the field whether I engage in appeasement. Or whoever's left out there. Ask them about that." Osama bin Laden President Barack Obama Foreign Policy Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Friday, July 19th, 2019 Listen · 17:03 17:03 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/743341647/743360875" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Up First NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes.