The White House

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 12:40
Conference Call between Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, Colin Kahl National Security Advisor for the Vice President, and Rob Malley NSC Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf Region
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 06:54
The strategic partnership between the United States and the Republic of Iraq spans a wide-range of sectors, consistent with the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement. The fact-sheet includes a selection of key areas of cooperation that demonstrates the expansiveness of this important bilateral relationship.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 13:05
President reaffirmed situation in Somalia as "unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States constituted by the deterioration of the security situation and the persistence of violence in Somalia, acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia, which have repeatedly been the subject of United Nations Security Council resolutions, and violations of the arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council."
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 12:57
The President described the historic understanding the United States – with our allies and partners – reached with Iran. The deal, announced on Thursday, meets U.S. core objectives of cutting off every pathway that Iran could take to develop a nuclear weapon. It is both comprehensive and long-term, and includes robust and intrusive inspections of the country’s nuclear program.
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 09:39
As the White House announced earlier today, the United States is partnering with the Government of Kenya to host the sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). This year’s Summit in Kenya will have an overarching focus on generating new investments in entrepreneurs, particularly women and young entrepreneurs.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 06:50
"The message I’m here to deliver on behalf of the American people is very simple: It’s just to say thank you." President Obama traveled to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey today to offer his thanks to the U.S. military members and families stationed there and across the world for their service to our country.
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 08:24
To demonstrate the Administration’s commitment to working with Central American countries to address the root causes of the dangerous migration of unaccompanied children and families, the Vice President, Secretary of Commerce and other senior Administration officials participated in the Inter-American Development Bank-chaired conference on November 14 entitled “Investing in Central America: Unlocking Opportunities for Development.”
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 14:25
The letter includes the Office of Management and Budget's recommendations to President Obama on additional Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding to address the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), including the new Iraq Train and Equip Fund.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 07:03
The admission of up to 70,000 refugees to the United States during Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 is justified by humanitarian concerns or is otherwise in the national interest; provided that this number shall be understood as including persons admitted to the United States during FY 2015 with Federal refugee resettlement assistance under the Amerasian immigrant admissions program, as provided below.
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 07:06
In this week’s address, the President reiterated his comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group ISIL. His plan brings together a campaign of targeted airstrikes, increased support for Iraqi and Kurdish forces already taking on terrorists, assistance from allies and partners, expanded efforts to train and equip the Syrian opposition, and ongoing humanitarian aid for those displaced by ISIL. The President expressed his immense appreciation for the military men and women who make these efforts possible, and reminded the world that America continues to lead and stand strong against terror.