President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House on Friday, August 9, 2013, in Washington, DC.
President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House on Friday, August 9, 2013, in Washington, DC. Abaca Press/MCT
President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House on Friday, August 9, 2013, in Washington, DC. Abaca Press/MCT

Obama defends Russia relations, progress on al Qaida, health care law

August 09, 2013 7:33 PM