President Obama Addresses the Nation on the ISIL Threat
Speaking from the State Floor in the White House on September 10, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation on the situation in Iraq and the United States' strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL, a terrorist organization.
President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections, abandoning his pledge to act on the issue by the end of summer, White House officials said.
President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria. He'll outline his evolving tactics when he meets with congressional leaders from both parties at the White House on Tuesday and then delivers a speech Wednesday on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the Sept.
President Barack Obama is under fire for what many in Washington view as a weak response to the Islamic State terrorist group. While Obama continues calling for an international coalition to tackle the radical jihadists, many opinion makers in the US, both on the left and the right, are advocating for swifter action.
On a trip to Estonia, President Obama placed blame on Russian separatists for destabilizing eastern Ukraine. He also pledged support for the U.S.' NATO allies. Meanwhile, reports surfaced of a potential cease-fire agreement in Ukraine.
President Obama, Prime Minister Cameron Visit School
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron were met by hundreds of well-wishers as they arrived at a primary school in Newport. A 22-car convoy carrying the two leaders swept into Mount Pleasant Primary School in Rogerstone, Newport, at 09:40 BST on Thursday.
Obama Meets with Baltic Leaders to Show Solidarity
While Ukraine and Russia have agreed to a cease-fire, many are skeptical of the peace deal. President Obama says the U.S. will defend its NATO allies should Russia try to strike. The President said economic santions will continue as long as Moscow continues to violate international law.
President Barack Obama is blaming Russia for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, but says the U.S. won't take military action there. Obama also says confronting the Islamic State militants requires a regional strategy with Middle East states.
Obama To Award Medal Of Honor To Civil War Officer
A century and a half after his valiant death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs. The White House announced Tuesday that President Barack Obama approved the Medal of Honor for 1st Lt.