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Posted byon September 10, 2013 at 9:18 AM EST
President Obama addresses the nation from the East Room of the White House. Watch live on WhiteHouse.gov/Syria.
Posted byon September 9, 2013 at 5:42 PM EST
Today, National Security Advisor Susan Rice spoke from the New America Foundation to explain why Syria’s use of chemical weapons is a serious threat to our national security, and why it is in our national interest to undertake limited military action to deter future use.
Posted byon September 9, 2013 at 3:09 PM EST
Earlier today, I joined Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton for an event here at the White House to discuss efforts to combat wildlife trafficking. Secretary Jewell also announced the members of the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking, which was formed to increase U.S. efforts to counter poaching and the illegal wildlife trade.
Posted byon September 9, 2013 at 12:51 PM EST
On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. EDT, Secretary of State John Kerry will participate in a Google+ Hangout with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Lara Setrakian to discuss the United States' response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Posted byon September 7, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
In his weekly address, President Obama makes the case for limited and targeted military action to hold the Assad regime accountable for its violation of international norms prohibiting the use of chemical weapons.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 6:20 PM EST
The Weekly Wrap Up: Chemical weapons attack in Syria, the President visits Sweden, G-20 Summit, Labor Day, and Secretary of Labor sworn-in.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 5:47 PM EST
Friday marked President Obama’s second and final day of the G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST
Tune in on Monday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at http://www.wh.gov/live as the White House hosts a Forum to Counter Wildlife Trafficking featuring Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Posted byon September 5, 2013 at 11:00 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon September 5, 2013 at 4:03 PM EST
This morning, President Obama met with the King and Queen of Sweden before flying to St. Petersburg for the G-20 Summit. After arriving in St. Petersburg, President Obama held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Abe of Japan.