Office of the Press Secretary

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 11:53
Press Secretary Jay Carney addresses the Snowden affair, security and surveillance, security in Afghanistan and Yemen, and the unwillingness of Syria to cooperate concerning U.N. chemical investigation.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 06:52
Press Secretary Jay Carney addresses the Afghan peace negotiations with the Taliban and President Obama's conversation with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 13:08
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 09:00
Press Secretary Jay Carney addresses politics and U.S. military aid in Egypt, providing aid in Syria, hunger strikes in Guantanamo Bay, closure of the Doha Taliban office, and conversations between the President Obama and President Karzai.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 14:16
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes address the outcome of the G8 Summit, details of humanitarian aid to Syria and expected challenges ahead in dealing with the Syrian crisis, President Obama's upcoming schedule, the U.S. alliance with Europe on the global war on terror, and talks in Doha, Qatar on the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:23
In his State of the Union address, the President announced that the United States will withdraw 34,000 American troops from Afghanistan by this time next year, decreasing the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by half – the next step to responsibly bringing this war to a close.