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Obama Iraq Speech

Obama Outlines Strategy For Fighting Islamic State Militants

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours before President Barack Obama's prime-time address on a strategy for fighting Islamic State militants, the Senate's Democrat...

Enough Is Enough: War Chatter From the Oval Office

Jake Diliberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Diliberto

2010 is the deadliest year thus far in Afghanistan. How much war chatter do Americans have to endure? When does the President call it "game over"?

Today's Front Pages: September 1

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The top headlines. ...

Obama's Unpersuasive Iraq Speech

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

Nothing could have made clearer the extent to which Obama remains a hostage of the Bush era, both in domestic and foreign policy. His speech did not chart a path to the future but remained mired in the past.

Obama Iraq Speech: The President's Address To The Nation (FULL TEXT)

Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

The White House has released the full text of President Obama's address to the nation on Tuesday night. Read the president's remarks as prepared for d...

On the Iraq Speech Tonight

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

The war in Iraq is not over. The president must make that clear tonight. Though planned combat operations are done, every single one of the 50,000 remaining troops is a combat troop.

Obama To Honor Troops As Iraq Combat Mission Ends

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Claiming no victory, President Barack Obama formally ended the U.S. combat role in Iraq after seven long years of bloodshed, declar...

Obama Iraq Speech To Signal Shift To Afghan Focus

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) -- With his Oval Office speech Tuesday night, President Barack Obama will signal a shift in America's focus from the Iraq W...

Obama's Iraq Speech Receives Mixed Reviews On Capitol Hill

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There has been something of an inverse partisan reaction in Congress to President Obama's speech on Friday outlining a drawdown of U.S. troops in Iraq...

Obama Iraq Speech: US Strategy Is Unsound

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Barack Obama said Tuesday that overall U.S. interests have been hurt rather than helped by the Bush administration's decision ...

Obama's Full Iraq Speech: "A New Strategy For A New World" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A New Strategy for a New World Senator Barack Obama As Prepared For Delivery Washington, D.C. ** WATCH VIDEO BELOW ** Sixty-one years ago, George Ma...