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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 9:37 AM EDT
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 March 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM EDT
Donna Shalala, President of the University of Miami, reflects on her experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer and the power every one of us has to create change.
Posted byon February 2, 2011 at 3:26 PM EDT
The President signs a landmark nuclear arms treaty with Russia, New START, which will advance our security, our relations with Russia, and our progress toward a world not imperiled by nuclear weapons.
Posted byon September 24, 2010 at 6:14 PM EDT
The President once again speaks to millions of Iranians, this time in an interview with Bahman Kalbasi of BBC Persian.
Posted byon June 9, 2010 at 2:46 PM EDT
The President speaks on the overwhelming vote from the United Nations Security Council in favor of sanctions for Iran.
Posted byon April 8, 2010 at 10:17 AM EDT
Earlier today, President Obama and President Medvedev of Russia signed the New START treaty and its protocol. Read the text of the treaty and the President's remarks..
Posted byon December 28, 2009 at 5:34 PM EDT
Read the President's latest remarks. (Updated to include Persian and Arabic translations.)
Posted byon December 7, 2009 at 6:20 PM EDT
President Obama meets with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the future of US-Turkish relations.
Posted byon November 15, 2009 at 11:54 AM EDT
When I accepted the President’s gracious offer to serve as his Ambassador in China earlier this year, I knew that the job would be challenging, exciting and rewarding. As Air Force One heads to Shanghai, I am preparing to greet a President who has won the respect and confidence of China’s leaders through his thoughtful remarks, his gracious demeanor and his efforts to seek a relationship that allows us to define ourselves by our common interests and not by our differences.
Posted byon November 4, 2009 at 1:36 AM EDT
The White House releases the following statement from President Obama.