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Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 5:16 PM EST
Weekly Wrap Up: Talking Health Care, United Nations General Assembly, Memorial Service for Victims of the Navy Yard Shooting, and Vice President Biden Travels to Colorado.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 4:06 PM EST
President Obama and President Rouhani of Iran spoke on the phone regarding ongoing efforts to reach an agreement over Iran's nuclear program.
Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 9:32 AM EST
On September 23 and 24, President Obama joined Heads of State from all around the world at the opening of the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly. The President’s speech to the General Assembly outlined the United States’ perspective on the challenges that the international community is confronting.
Posted byon September 21, 2013 at 5:20 PM EST
President Obama hosts a High Level Event on Supporting Civil Society in New York on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly.
Posted byon September 18, 2013 at 1:50 PM EST
On Monday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed members of the Security Council on the report of the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria. The report concludes unequivocally that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in the Ghouta area of Damascus on August 21, 2013, causing numerous casualties, particularly among civilians.
Posted byon September 14, 2013 at 4:30 AM EST
President Obama follows up on his speech to the nation on Tuesday and describes the possibility for a diplomatic solution in Syria, partially because of the credible threat of U.S. military force.
Posted byon September 13, 2013 at 5:06 PM EST
The Weekly Wrap Up: The President's address to the nation, remembering those lost on September 11th, drink more water, and a meeting with the Cabinet
Posted byon September 10, 2013 at 9:06 PM EST
President Obama delivers a national address from the East Room of the White House to discuss the situation in Syria.
Posted byon September 10, 2013 at 9:18 AM EST
President Obama addresses the nation from the East Room of the White House. Watch live on WhiteHouse.gov/Syria.
Posted byon September 9, 2013 at 5:42 PM EST
Today, National Security Advisor Susan Rice spoke from the New America Foundation to explain why Syria’s use of chemical weapons is a serious threat to our national security, and why it is in our national interest to undertake limited military action to deter future use.