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Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 7:04 PM EDT
Today, President Obama led the United Nations Security Council in unanimously passing a binding resolution to stem the flow of foreign terrorist fighters into -- and out of -- Iraq and Syria.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 4:53 PM EDT
Secretary of State John Kerry sends a message to the White House email list following the President's address at the U.N. General Assembly.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 2:20 PM EDT
President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, 2014.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 5:09 PM EDT
Speaking to the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, New York, President Obama explained how the voice of one citizen can remind us why a civil society is so essential.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 10:38 AM EDT
President Obama ordered American armed forces to begin targeted airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Speaking from the White House South Lawn, the President made it clear that these strikes are part of the U.S. campaign to deliver one message to ISIL: They will find no-safe haven.
Posted byon September 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President thanked Congress for its strong bipartisan support for efforts to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to fight ISIL.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 8:12 PM EDT
The United States stands with the people of the CAR and supports the Transitional Government as it attempts to shoulder the difficult but critical task of moving forward with an inclusive national dialogue that focuses on stopping the violence and advancing the political transition.
Standing United Against ISIL: "We're Strongest as a Nation When the President and Congress Work Together"Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 7:24 PM EDT
Tonight, in a bipartisan vote, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution that supports the U.S. military effort to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition forces so they can take the fight to the terrorist force ISIL.
Posted byon September 17, 2014 at 2:58 PM EDT
President Obama travelled to Tampa, Florida to speak to servicemembers at MacDill Airforce Base about the U.S. strategy to degrade ultimately destroy ISIL, a terrorist organization that is killing innocent, unarmed civilians in both Iraq and Syria.
Posted byon September 13, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT