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Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 10:38 AM EDT
President Obama ordered American armed forces to begin targeted airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Speaking from the White House South Lawn, the President made it clear that these strikes are part of the U.S. campaign to deliver one message to ISIL: They will find no-safe haven.
Posted byon September 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President thanked Congress for its strong bipartisan support for efforts to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to fight ISIL.
Standing United Against ISIL: "We're Strongest as a Nation When the President and Congress Work Together"Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 7:24 PM EDT
Tonight, in a bipartisan vote, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution that supports the U.S. military effort to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition forces so they can take the fight to the terrorist force ISIL.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 4:44 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon September 17, 2014 at 2:58 PM EDT
President Obama travelled to Tampa, Florida to speak to servicemembers at MacDill Airforce Base about the U.S. strategy to degrade ultimately destroy ISIL, a terrorist organization that is killing innocent, unarmed civilians in both Iraq and Syria.
Posted byon September 13, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
Posted byon September 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM EDT
Posted byon September 10, 2014 at 4:10 PM EDT
Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, President Obama will address the nation on the United States' strategy to degrade and destroy ISIL.
Posted byon September 3, 2014 at 1:18 PM EDT
This morning, in a joint press conference with President Ilves of Estonia, President Obama gave a statement about the murder of journalist Steven Sotloff.
Posted byon September 3, 2014 at 10:49 AM EDT
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest released the following statement about U.S. Military personnel in Iraq.