2014 Briefings and Remarks

12/29/14 Degrading and Defeating ISIL;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL John Allen; Defense News; Washington, DC
12/09/14 Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against ISIL;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
12/03/14 Press Availability in Brussels, Belgium;  Secretary of State John Kerry; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
12/03/14 Remarks With Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
12/03/14 Remarks at the Counter-ISIL Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Brussels, Belgium
12/03/14 Senior State Department Officials On the Counter-ISIL Coalition Meeting; Brussels, Belgium
11/16/14 Statement by Secretary Kerry on the Murder of Abdul-Rahman Kassig;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/29/14 Interview With Al Arabiya Arabic News Channel; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10/29/14 Interview With Al Jazeera Arabic News Channel; Doha, Qatar
10/29/14 Interview With Sky News Arabia; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10/27/14 Remarks at the Coalition Communications Conference; Kuwait City, Kuwait
10/15/14 Remarks to the Press on Countering ISIL;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL John Allen; Washington, DC
10/14/14 ISIL's Dehumanization of Women and Girls;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/07/14 Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on ISIL Motion Debated in Parliament
10/03/14 General John R. Allen Press Conference, U.S. Embassy Baghdad
09/24/14 Background Briefing on the Syria Ministerial Meeting; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York City, DC
09/24/14 Remarks at Syria Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Headquarters; New York City
09/23/14 Senior State Department Official on Diplomatic Efforts To Build a Coalition To Confront ISIL and Iraq in Syria; Waldorf-Astoria; New York City
09/21/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Bilateral Meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal and on the Ministerial Meeting on Libya; Waldorf-Astoria; New York City
09/21/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Bilateral Meetings With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and With Cypriot President Anastasiades and Foreign Minister Kasoulides; Waldorf-Astoria; New York City
09/17/14 Opening Remarks on the United States Strategy To Defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
09/13/14 Announcement of General John Allen as Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/13/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Cairo, Egypt; En Route to Cairo, Egypt
09/12/14 Background Briefing En Route to Ankara, Turkey; En Route to Ankara, Turkey
09/10/14 Background Briefing on Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Jeddah; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
09/10/14 On the President's Speech on ISIL;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/09/14 Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Iraq; Via Teleconference
09/05/14 Remarks at Top of Meeting on Building an Anti-ISIL Coalition Co-Chaired by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, and U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Celtic Manor; Wales, United Kingdom
06/28/14 Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meetings With Syrian Opposition Council President Ahmad Jarba, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and Call With Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani; En Route to Shannon, Ireland