Hank Greenberg Says Obama Undercut Kerry on Approach to Syria

Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, former chairman of American International Group Inc., said President Barack Obama’s shift in approach undercut Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts to punish Syria for use of chemical weapons.

“You can’t threaten, then walk away,” Greenberg told Bloomberg Television’s Betty Liu in an interview today on the “In the Loop” program. “Who’s going to believe Kerry in the future?”

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