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Obama Says He Has ‘Scars to Prove’ His Israel-Palestine Mediation, But Questions if He Did Enough (Video)

Obama Says He Has ‘Scars to Prove’ His Israel-Palestine Mediation, But Questions if He Did Enough (Video)

President Barack Obama spoke about the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as the decades that preceded it, during an interview with Crooked Media’s Pod Save America. In a clip shared on Saturday, Obama says, “I look at this and I think ‘What could I have done during my presidency to move this forward?’ as hard as I’ve tried, and I’ve got the scars to prove it.”

“But there’s a part of me that still saying Well, was there something else I could have done?” he continued. “That’s the conversation we should be having. Not just looking backwards, but looking forward.”

He added, “And that can’t happen if we are confining ourselves to our outreach. I would rather see you out there talking to other people, including people who you disagree with. If you genuinely want to change this, then you’ve got to figure out how to speak to somebody on the other side.”

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