Obama says US needs checks on intelligence collection but can’t disarm

21.12.2013                      18.Tewet.5774                      Schmot

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Obama says US needs checks on intelligence collection but can't disarm

US president says Snowden documents have led to important conversation on spying, but his actions have hurt US interests.

US President Barack Obama tried to strike a middle ground on Friday on questions about broad surveillance practices conducted by the US National Security Agency, saying some checks are needed on the system but "we can't unilaterally disarm"….