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Posted byon August 9, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President detailed why he authorized two operations in Iraq—targeted military strikes to protect Americans serving in Iraq and humanitarian airdrops of food and water to help Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountain by terrorists.
Posted byon August 7, 2014 at 10:40 PM EDT
In a statement addressing the current crisis in Iraq, President Obama announced that he authorized two operations in the country -- "targeted airstrikes to protect our American personnel, and a humanitarian effort to help save thousands of Iraqi civilians who are trapped on a mountain without food and water and facing almost certain death."
Posted byon August 6, 2014 at 9:50 PM EDT
President Obama and African leaders take part in three action-oriented sessions as part of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.
Posted byon August 6, 2014 at 6:09 PM EDT
Join Ben Rhodes on August 7 at 2 p.m. ET for a Twitter Q&A on the Young African Leaders Initiative and the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
Posted byon August 5, 2014 at 7:55 PM EDT
President Obama speaks to a crowd that includes 50 African leaders, at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum taking place in Washington, D.C. The Business Forum is part of the historic three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which is the largest event any U.S. President has held with African heads of state and government.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 5:44 PM EDT
In a video briefing from the West Wing, Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes provides an update on recent U.S. actions with regard to Ukraine and offers an overview of America's policy position.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 6:58 PM EDT
President Obama speaks on the South Lawn about the situation in Ukraine, in the wake of the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 10:38 AM EDT
President Obama kicks off a three-day Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the flagship program of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
Posted byon July 22, 2014 at 4:06 PM EDT
President Obama visits the Embassy of the Netherlands, signing a condolence book for those killed in the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine.
Posted byon July 21, 2014 at 12:38 PM EDT
President Obama delivers a statement updating the American public on the situation in Ukraine.