President Barack Obama makes a statement on the situation in Iraq on June 13, 2014 on the south lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Faces Impending Choice On How To Curb Iraq Violence Following Weekend Getaway

Wrapping up a weekend away with his family, President Barack Obama was returning to Washington Monday faced with an impending choice on how to act to stop violent insurgents bringing chaos to Iraq.


President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping take a walk at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on June 8, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Xi Walk Important Moment To ‘Deepen Their Personal Relationship’

It may not have been Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev’s Cold War walk by a frozen lake in Switzerland.