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Obama told the CIA employees that the must perform their work ethically because they are guarding America against attacks from "people who have no scruples." He said that he understands that intelligence officials sometimes feel as if they are operating with one hand tied behind their backs.
But Obama said that upholding American values and ideals in the face of those enemies is "what makes the United States special and what makes you special."
Originally posted by stander
Obama's view has sent a message of weakness to the militant Muslim world.