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Posted byon September 9, 2013 at 1:51 PM EDT
On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. EDT, Secretary of State John Kerry will participate in a Google+ Hangout with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Lara Setrakian to discuss the United States' response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Posted byon September 7, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
In his weekly address, President Obama makes the case for limited and targeted military action to hold the Assad regime accountable for its violation of international norms prohibiting the use of chemical weapons.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 7:20 PM EDT
The Weekly Wrap Up: Chemical weapons attack in Syria, the President visits Sweden, G-20 Summit, Labor Day, and Secretary of Labor sworn-in.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 6:47 PM EDT
Friday marked President Obama’s second and final day of the G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon September 3, 2013 at 12:34 PM EDT
President Obama meet with Congressional leaders to discuss the situation in Syria.
Posted byon August 31, 2013 at 3:56 PM EDT
Watch the full video of the President's statement on Syria.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 6:30 PM EDT
President Obama hosts Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, along with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Latvian President Andris Bērziņš, for a meeting at the White House.
Posted byon August 15, 2013 at 12:58 PM EDT
President Obama delivers a statement on the unfolding situation in Egypt and calls for an end to violence.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 8:49 AM EDT
At the invitation of Secretary of State John Kerry, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators traveled to Washington this week to formally resume direct final status negotiations. Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Yitzhak Molcho represented the Israelis, and Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat and Mohammad Shtayyeh represented the Palestinians.