Gen. John Allen has been appointed as Special Envoy to develop an international coalition and military strategy to combat the terrorist group in Iraq and Syria
Obama called for “common-sense reforms that respect our traditions while reducing the gun violence.”
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will ultimately make the final decision as to where the library will be located.
A Continuing Resolution could be voted on Wednesday, with a likely amendment attached that would provide Obama with the money requested to train and arm Syrian rebels.
President Obama reiterated the U.S. strategy against the Islamic State on Saturday, saying “I’ve made it clear that those who threaten the United States will find no safe haven.”
Diane Foley made the charge during an interview with ABC.
“I would not be standing here if it was not for service to others,” Obama said.
“These measures will increase Russia’s political isolation as well as the economic costs to Russia, especially in areas of importance to President Putin and those close to him,” Obama said.
Last night, Obama addressed laid out his plan to defeat ISIS. What do you think?
Speaking at an invitation-only ceremony at the Pentagon on the 13th anniversary of the attack, Obama told family members of victims and survivors in attendance, that “America stands tall.”