Tag: Security Council
Dr. Hope M. Harrison, associate professor of history and international affairs at The George Washington University, will speak on “The 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and German Historical Memory.”
Remarks from President Barack Obama at the Pentagon on Wednesday after a briefing with Department of Defense officials on ISIL.
Protecting the American people from threats against the nation is the highest priority of the federal government.
Yesterday, I convened a meeting with my National Security Council to discuss the situation in Iraq, and this morning I received an update from my team. Over the last several days, we’ve seen significant gains made by ISIL, a terrorist organization that operates in both Iraq and in Syria.
America is strongest when its military, economic, diplomatic, and moral example are balanced. I was pleased to hear the President articulate such an approach for continued U.S. engagement around the world in his commencement address at West Point today.
Iran’s bombastic former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was notorious for calling the massacre of 6 million Jews in World War II a “myth.” Ahmadinejad, whose presidential term ended in August, also flouted UN Security resolutions about Iran’s nuclear program, dismissing them as “insignificant”.