Former President Barack Obama was presented with the 2017 Profile in Courage award during ceremonies at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston on May 7, 2017. Credit: Steven Senne
Politico: Obama: Not bombing Syria 'required the most political courage'
Barack Obama defended his decision not to bomb Syria as president in an interview published Monday, casting his controversial decision as an act that “required the most political courage.”
Obama spoke with Jack Schlossberg last week before accepting a John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award. Schlossberg, Kennedy’s grandson and a member of the award committee, released a transcript of their conversation in a Medium post on Monday.
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WNU Editor: So much for "red lines". President Obama's interview is here .... A Conversation with President Obama on Political Courage (Jack Schlossberg, John F. Kennedy Library).
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