Obama speaks on drones, Gitmo at National Defense University

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 President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan in the Rose Garden of the White House May 16, 2013....
President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan in the Rose Garden of the White House May 16, 2013....
SAUL LOEB

President Obama will discuss a range of U.S. counterterrorism issues, including controversial drone strikes and the Guantanamo Bay prison where 100 prisoners are on hunger strike in protest of their continued detention without trial, during an address to the National Defense University Thursday afternoon.

Obama is expected to deliver his remarks at 2 pm EST. Watch it live here:

Obama speaks on drones, Gitmo at National Defense University

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