Carol E. Lee

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 13:16
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi, White House officials and Egyptian state media said, in the first conversation between the two since Mr. Trump took office.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 06:48
Democrats in Congress have grown increasingly critical of President Barack Obama’s strategy in Syria after his decision last week to send special-operations forces to assist in the fight against Islamic State militants.
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 06:31
President Barack Obama held a 90-minute meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday, focusing primarily on regional security concerns, with both leaders calling for stronger cooperation between their two countries.
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 06:03
The Obama administration is considering scrapping its effort to create a large-scale Syrian force to fight Islamic State as it searches for alternatives to prevent the American-led effort from collapsing, officials said.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 06:09
President Barack Obama on Tuesday became the first American president to address the African Union in the institution’s 52-year history.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 07:08
White House looks to address regional conflicts and ease tensions around nuclear negotiations.
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 20:54
Leading Persian Gulf states want major new weapons systems and security guarantees from the White House in exchange for backing a nuclear agreement with Iran, according to U.S. and Arab officials.
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 06:41
President Barack Obama is exploring ways to clarify his Syria policy, senior administration officials said, including how to reconcile his opposition to both the Assad regime and the Sunni militants that are its chief foe.
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 06:46
The White House is pursuing a two-stage plan for revamping the legal architecture used by the government to conduct aerial warfare against Islamic extremists in Syria, Iraq and around the world, according to officials.
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:12
"There may be some narrow circumstances in which there is humanitarian or refugee status that a family might be eligible for," Mr. Obama said. "If that were the case, it would be better for them to be able to apply in-country rather than face a very dangerous journey all the way up to Texas to make those same claims."