Foreign Policy

Regional Issues

“In an era when our destiny is shared, power is no longer a zero-sum game. No one nation can or should try to dominate another nation. No world order that elevates one nation or group of people over another will succeed. No balance of power among nations will hold. The traditional divisions between nations of the South and the North make no sense in an interconnected world; nor do alignments of nations rooted in the cleavages of a long-gone Cold War.”

Spotlight

Ebola: How We're Responding

Ebola continues to be a public health and national security priority, and President Obama and his administration continue to take aggressive measures to respond. Get the facts about Ebola, and learn more about how we're responding.

"We Will Degrade and Ultimately Destroy ISIL"

The President's goal is clear: to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counterterrorism strategy so that it’s no longer a threat to Iraq, the region, the United States, and our partners. Learn more about our ISIL response here.