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Posted byon January 29, 2013 at 10:09 AM EDT
President Obama announced today that he has approved a new round of humanitarian assistance, an additional $155 million to provide for the urgent and pressing needs of civilians in Syria and refugees forced to flee the violence of the Assad regime. This brings America’s contribution to date to $365 million, making the United States the largest single donor of humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people.
Posted byon January 12, 2013 at 6:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses how we will end the war in Afghanistan and how our goal of ensuring that al Qaeda never again uses Afghanistan to launch attacks against America is within reach.
Posted byon January 11, 2013 at 5:50 PM EDT
We'll soon reach a milestone in Afghanistan -- when Afghan forces take full responsibility for their nation's security and the war draws to a close.
Posted byon December 14, 2012 at 11:09 AM EDT
The Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council releases the first Progress Report on the Council’s efforts to date. U.S. and Canadian representatives have found creative ways to work together to promote economic growth and cut red tape, as well as improve health, safety, and environmental protections for our citizens.
Posted byon December 13, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT
In honor of Human Rights Week, Samantha Power explains how advancing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people around the world is central to, not separate from, our comprehensive human rights agenda.
Posted byon December 11, 2012 at 8:00 AM EDT
Over the past four years, the Obama Administration has worked to leverage America’s entrepreneurial strength and help our foreign partners build the skills, networks, regulatory environments, and access to capital necessary to realize the potential and aspirations of up-and-coming entrepreneurs.
Posted byon December 11, 2012 at 1:00 AM EDT
The U.S. position is that the World Conference on International Telecommunications should be about updating a public telecommunications treaty to reflect today’s market-based realities — not a new venue to create regulations on the Internet, private networks, or the data flowing across them.
Posted byon December 7, 2012 at 6:14 PM EDT
This week, Tanzania is distributing two new vaccines that protect against two of the world's greatest childhood killers.
Posted byon December 4, 2012 at 11:48 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the need for continued dedication to nonproliferation.
Posted byon December 3, 2012 at 7:08 PM EDT
President Obama meets with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.