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Obama on Syria: 'We May Not Be Directly Imminently Threatened' in Short-Term

'But our long-term national security will be impacted in a profound way and our humanity's impacted in a profound way.'

9:50 AM, Sep 4, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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President Obama, speaking earlier today in Sweden about America's proposed intervention in Syria:

"We may not be directly imminently threatened by what's taking place in a Kosovo or a Syria or a Rwanda in the short-term but our long-term national security will be impacted in a profound way and our humanity's impacted in a profound way."

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