Obama Raises Rwanda to Justify Possible Syria Action

President Barack Obama raised the example of the 1994 Rwandan genocide Friday as he discussed reasons why the U.S. might take military action in Syria.

The president said the U.S. is always pressured to act when major human rights abuses take place.

“People who decry international inaction in Rwanda and say, ‘How terrible it is that there are these human rights violations that take place around the world, and why aren’t we doing something about it?’ And they always look to …