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Obama didn't learn lessons from Iraq: Putin

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 00:48

Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. President Barack Obama didn't learn lessons from Iraq when dealing with the conflict in Libya. Rough Cut - Subtitled (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - SUBTITLED (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. President Barack Obama didn't learn lessons from Iraq when dealing with the conflict in Libya. "It is not easy to say such things. Barack, when he was still a senator, criticized the actions of the administration of the day for their actions in Iraq. But unfortunately, when he himself was president, he made the mistakes which he himself mentioned - in Libya. And this is right and very good that my colleague has the courage to make such statements. Not everyone can do this," said Putin.

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Obama didn't learn lessons from Iraq: Putin

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 00:48