What a novel concept.
If you show weakness, if you show moral equivocation, then foreign policy adventurism among our adversaries will increase. We do not want a world climate where our adversaries are so tempted to test us and our allies are worried about trusting us. And that is unfortunately the path that we are on right now, and I really worry about that.
He should. We all should. At this point, strength would be a deadbolt lock at our embassies.