Foreign Policy

Regional Issues

“For America, the choice is clear: We choose hope over fear. We see the future not as something out of our control, but as something we can shape for the better through concerted and collective effort. We reject fatalism or cynicism when it comes to human affairs. We choose to work for the world as it should be, as our children deserve it to be.”


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.