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  • President Obama outlines his strategy for combating the terrorist threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (White House Photo)

    President Obama Addresses the Nation on the ISIL Threat

    On September 3 in a joint press conference with President Ilves of Estonia, President Obama gave a statement about the murder of journalist Steven Sotloff.

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  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Greece Minister of Defense Dimitrios Avramopoulos meet in Wash D.C. (Photo by Greek Ministry of Defense)

    Hagel, Greek Minister Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Greece Minister of Defense Dimitrios Avramopoulos spoke at length about their countries’ bilateral military-to-military cooperation during their meeting on August 21 at the Pentagon.

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  • Destruction of Syria’s Declared Chemical Weapons

    Destruction of Syria’s Declared Chemical Weapons

    President Obama marks “an important achievement in our ongoing effort to counter the spread of weapons of mass destruction by eliminating Syria’s declared chemical weapons stockpile.”

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  • A Liberian woman holds up a pamphlet with guidance on how to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading in the city of Monrovia, Liberia (AP Images, August 18, 2014)

    Response to the Ebola Virus

    The United States is working with the World Health Organization and other international partners to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus as quickly as possible.

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  • Electronic Journal: Study in the USA

    Study in the USA

    Electronic Journal: U.S. colleges and universities differ widely in the academic programs and degrees they offer, as well as in campus life.

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