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Posted byon March 21, 2011 at 5:47 PM EDT
During a joint press conference with Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, the President once again emphasizes that the U.S. military involvement in Libya is limited to the grave and urgent humanitarian threat posed by Colonel Qaddafi to his people, and that the involvement will soon be led by our broad coalition of partners
Remarks by the President on Libya: "Today We are Part of a Broad Coalition. We are Answering the Calls of a Threatened People. And We are Acting in the Interests of the United States and the World"Posted byon March 20, 2011 at 11:46 AM EDT
President Obama provides an update on the response to the situation in Libya from Brasilia, Brazil.
Posted byon March 18, 2011 at 4:58 PM EDT
President Obama updates the American people on the situation in Libya.
President Obama to Those Conducting Violence in Libya: "It is Their Choice... and They Will Be Held Accountable"Posted byon March 7, 2011 at 1:49 PM EDT
During his joint appearance with Prime Minister Julia Gillard of Australia, the President addresses those involved in the violence and discusses the international response.
The President on Libya: "The Violence Must Stop; Muammar Gaddafi Has Lost the Legitimacy to Lead and He Must Leave"Posted byon March 3, 2011 at 3:56 PM EDT
The President says that "the violence must stop; Muammar Gaddafi has lost the legitimacy to lead and he must leave; those who perpetrate violence against the Libyan people will be held accountable; and the aspirations of the Libyan people for freedom, democracy and dignity must be met."
President Obama on Libya: "These Sanctions Therefore Target the Qaddafi Government, While Protecting the Assets that Belong to the People of Libya"Posted byon February 25, 2011 at 9:37 PM EDT
The President signs an Executive Order regarding blocking property and prohibiting transactions related to Libya and issues a statement on those sanctions.
Posted byon February 23, 2011 at 6:36 PM EDT
The President says the violence in Libya is "outrageous" and "unacceptable," and that his Administration is looking at the "full range of options we have to respond to this crisis."
Posted byon February 2, 2011 at 1:00 AM EDT
Travel alongside the President's Special Envoy to Sudan, General Scott Gration, and witness the historic referendum in South Sudan.
Posted byon January 14, 2011 at 1:00 AM EDT
Watch a preview of "Dispatches from Sudan" and join General Scott Gration, President Obama's Special Envoy to Sudan for a unique look at the historic referendum that could result in the world's newest nation.
Posted byon September 24, 2010 at 5:14 PM EDT
President Obama attends a meeting of heads of state, and Sudanese leaders, discussing the responsibility of all parties to fully implement the peace agreement that ended Sudan’s civil war, calling for accountability for crimes, and speaking directly to the people of Sudan about how the United States would support those who work for peace.