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Posted byon December 14, 2011 at 4:15 PM EDT
A look back at President Obama's speech marking the end of combat operations in Iraq.
Posted byon December 13, 2011 at 2:00 PM EDT
We've put together a timeline to show the milestones that have brought us to the end of the Iraq War. Take a look.
Posted byon December 12, 2011 at 3:50 PM EDT
President Obama sat down with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday to discuss the end of the Iraq war and the steps necessary to realize a new phase in the relationship between the two countries.
Posted byon December 2, 2011 at 11:09 AM EDT
The Vice President had two days of productive talks in Baghdad with Iraqi political leaders
Posted byon November 29, 2011 at 4:36 PM EDT
The Vice President is in Iraq to co-chair a meeting of the U.S.-Iraq Higher Coordinating Committee and speak at a ceremony honoring the sacrifices of both U.S. and Iraqi troops -- and the victories they've won.
Posted byon November 17, 2011 at 6:27 PM EDT
Andrew Shapiro, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs at the State Department, speaks to The Washington Institute for Near East Policy about the U.S.-Israel relationship and current issues in the Middle East.
Posted byon October 21, 2011 at 2:18 PM EDT
Today, President Obama announced that our troops will be home from Iraq by the holidays
Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 4:45 PM EDT
The Oval Office meeting was a chance to celebrate not only America’s strong and enduring friendship with Tunisia, but how far the Tunisians have come since they first ignited the Arab Spring nearly one year ago
President Obama: "The future of Syria must be determined by its people, but President Bashar al-Assad is standing in their way."Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 9:37 AM EDT
Today, President Obama called for the President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad, to step aside and took the strongest financial action action against the Syrian regime thus far.
Posted byon July 6, 2011 at 4:53 PM EDT
A group of Syrian-Americans visit the White House to discuss their concerns regarding recent events taking place in Syria. Events occurring in that country have a profound effect on many Arab-Americans in our nation given their deep and extensive family ties to the region.