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Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 6:28 PM EST
This week, President Obama spoke about the threat posed by ISIL and commemorated the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we marked the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and the First Lady hosted a "prep" rally in Atlanta.
Posted byon September 10, 2014 at 9:23 PM EST
Posted byon September 10, 2014 at 9:15 PM EST
In an address from the State Floor of the White House, President Obama speaks to the nation about ISIL -- and our comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group.
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 5:06 PM EST
As we somberly reflect on the horrors of Ghouta, we should be proud of the leading role the United States played in the international effort to remove and eliminate almost 1,300 metric tons of Syria’s declared chemical weapons.
Posted byon August 20, 2014 at 1:16 PM EST
The President makes a statement on the killing of journalist James Foley by the terrorist group ISIL.
Posted byon July 30, 2014 at 12:32 PM EST
Eid Mubarak. As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, we share our warmest and joyous wishes with them and their families.
Posted byon July 15, 2014 at 7:48 PM EST
Congress takes an important step forward in making sure that we’re developing the capabilities necessary to make America safer.
Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 2:32 PM EST
Get the latest information on the Obama administration's response to the situation in Iraq.
Posted byon March 25, 2014 at 4:53 PM EST
President Obama finishes the second and final day of his stay in the Netherlands, the first stop on a five-country trip to Europe and Saudi Arabia.
Posted byon March 25, 2014 at 7:07 AM EST
Placing women at the center of our foreign policy isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s also a strategic necessity: societies where women are safe and empowered to realize their full potential are more stable, prosperous and secure. The State Department is doing its part. Just look at the progress we’ve made this past year.