Obama on Syria: ‘A Changing Climate Is Increasing Competition for Food and Water’

‘— Every one of these trends is at play inside of Syria today’


OBAMA: "Long-term corruption has rotted too many nation states from within. Governance is collapsing. Sectarian conflicts rage. A change in climate is increasing competition for food and water. (Applause) And false prophets are peddling a vision of Islam that is irreconcilable with tolerance and modernity and basic science. And in fact, the every one of these trends is at play inside of Syria today.”

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