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View From Washington: U.S. Not at War with Islami
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The story terrorists don’t want the world to know, said President Barack Obama, is Muslims succeeding and thriving in America.

Video View From Washington: U.S. Not at War with Islam

The story terrorists don’t want the world to know, said President Barack Obama, is Muslims succeeding and thriving in America.

Video View From Washington: Decision Time for Iran

President Barack Obama said he sees no need for another extension of the nuclear negotiations. The key question for Iran’s leaders, he said, is whether they “have the political will and desire to get a deal done.”

Video View From Washington: Assad’s False Rhetoric and Real Responsibility

Iran’s great ally in the Middle East, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, falsely presents the crisis in Syria as a choice between his regime and terrorist groups like ISIL.

Video View From Washington: ISIL Hopes Undermined by Kobane

The United States congratulates the brave defenders of Kobane. Their victory was an important early step in the long-term campaign to defeat Da’esh.

Video View From Washington: Diplomacy with Iran Must Not Be Derailed

President Barack Obama says he will veto any sanctions legislation from Congress that threatens progress on the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran.

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 supporter of Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma holds a poster of him with chains during a protest demanding his release in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.

Audio Venezuela Should Release Opposition Leader

The United States condemns the detention of Caracas Metropolitan Mayor Antonio Ledezma by Venezuelan security forces. More


FILE - A South Korean farmer looks at packs of rice for North Korea being loaded onto a ship at Incheon port in Incheon, South Korea.

Audio Creating Lasting Impact in North Korea

The U.S. believes direct people-to-people contact, which occurs through the provision of humanitarian aid, can have a positive long term impact on advancing change in the country. More

Middle East

From Right: Mehdi Karroubi, Zahra Rahnavard, Mir Hossein Mousavi

Audio Release Iranian Green Movement Leaders

U.S. joins the international community in condemning their continued detention and the harassment of their family members. More

Rewards For Fugitives
Benghazi Terror Attack

Benghazi Terror Attack

Crisis Communications

Audio Dehydration

If fluids aren’t replaced quickly, heat stroke, or even heart problems, can follow. More

Ideals and Institutions

  • FILE - Lewis Bliss, 10, of Burke, Va., dressed in a musicians outfit from the revolutionary war era, center, meets George Washington, portrayed by Dean Malissa, during Presidents Day activities at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate.

    Audio President's Day

    Today, February 16th, is Presidents Day in the United States, when Americans pause to honor their national leaders, beginning with the first president, George Washington. More