Monday, December 7, 2015

President Obama delivers address to the nation on ISIS

United States President Barack Obama

By Maxwell Tani


Reporter Maxwell Tani is a politics reporter for Business Insider. He previously wrote for the Huffington Post and helped produce the Working podcast for Slate. He has also written about music and film for Washington City Paper.

WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Barack Obama delivered a major Oval Office address Sunday night, seeking to reassure the nation about threats facing the U.S. days after the deadliest terrorist assault on US soil since September 11, 2001.
During Sunday's speech — Obama's third from the Oval Office and second official Sunday-night primetime address — the president laid out his strategy for confronting the evolving nature of foreign and homegrown terrorist threats, including plots inspired by the terrorist group the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL.
"The threat from terrorism is real, but we will overcome it," Obama said. "We will destroy ISIL [ISIS] and any other organization who seeks to harm us." CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT BUSINESS INSIDER.COM