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Posted byon October 21, 2011 at 1:18 PM EST
Today, President Obama announced that our troops will be home from Iraq by the holidays
Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 3:45 PM EST
The Oval Office meeting was a chance to celebrate not only America’s strong and enduring friendship with Tunisia, but how far the Tunisians have come since they first ignited the Arab Spring nearly one year ago
President Obama: "The future of Syria must be determined by its people, but President Bashar al-Assad is standing in their way."Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 8:37 AM EST
Today, President Obama called for the President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad, to step aside and took the strongest financial action action against the Syrian regime thus far.
Posted byon July 6, 2011 at 3:53 PM EST
A group of Syrian-Americans visit the White House to discuss their concerns regarding recent events taking place in Syria. Events occurring in that country have a profound effect on many Arab-Americans in our nation given their deep and extensive family ties to the region.
Posted byon June 23, 2011 at 3:40 PM EST
Take a look at this infographic that lays out how President Obama is winding down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan while keeping America safe.
"We're Keeping Our Promises": Vice President Joe Biden on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Our Commitment to Defeat al QaedaPosted byon June 23, 2011 at 9:53 AM EST
Vice President Joe Biden shares his thoughts about the promises this Administration has made – and kept – when it comes to the war in Afghanistan, the war in Iraq, and our commitment to defeat al Qaeda.
President Obama & King Abdullah II of Jordan Discuss Libya, Israel and Palestine and Change in the Middle EastPosted byon May 17, 2011 at 3:00 PM EST
President Obama welcomes His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan.
Posted byon April 22, 2011 at 5:28 PM EST
President Obama releases a statement on Syria, "condemn[ing] in the strongest possible terms the use of force by the Syrian government against demonstrators."
Posted byon April 14, 2011 at 2:54 PM EST
President Obama discusses the important international issues on which the United States and Qatar have been working together.
Posted byon February 12, 2011 at 3:47 PM EST
The White House has released a statement from National Security Advisor Tom Donilon on Iran.