“… we believe in peace but we confront a world that is full of violence and occasional evil”
President Barack Obama describes the dilemma of being a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and, at the same time, considering an attack on Syria. From a joint press conference together with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt at Rosenbad in Stockholm, Sweden, on 4 September 2013.
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Medicine Laureate Shinya Yamanaka talks about the importance of taking risks.