Video Summary : The President Addresses the Nation on Keeping the American People Safe


    Video Summary : The President Addresses the Nation on Keeping the American People Safe

  • 1 I have no greater responsibility than the security of Americans

    Obama said that since he landed in his office he followed the case of terrorism very closely and always ordered mission for hunting terrorist aboard.

  • 2 We will destroy ISIL

    Obama said that ISIL and any other organization that attacks the US will get destroyed. Obama said that the military will continue to hunt down terrorists in any country. He said that the air forces are already doing that in Iraq and Syria.

  • 3 We will continue training Iraqi and Syrian forces

    Obama said that the second thing the US will do is to continue proving train and support for Iraqi and Syrain forces. Obama said that the third thing the US is doing is working with allies and friends to disrupt ISIL's future plans.

  • 4 We are working for a resolution for the war in Syria

    Obama said that the 4th thing the US is doing is working with allies on reaching a resolution for the war in Syria. Obama said that he ordered the department of state to review the program on which the Terrorist in san bernardino got to the US.

  • 5 The congress should act right away

    Obama said that congress should make sure that no one on a no-fly list should be able to buy a gun. Obama said we also need to make it harder for people to buy more powerful assault weapons. Obama said that there should be stronger screening to those who come to america without a visa.

  • 6 Congress must support war on terrorism

    Obama said that congress should authorize continued use of military strikes against terrorists. Obama said we shouldn't be drawn to a long and costly war in Iraq or Syria. Obama said that this will allow terrorists to kill many US soldiers.

  • 7 We are working on helping locals fight

    Obama said that the US is helping locals in Iraq and Syria fight to get back their own country. Obama said that we can't turn against one another by defining this as a war between America and Islam. Obama said that ISIL don't speak for Islam and that they are a very tiny fraction of Muslims.

  • 8 Muslims are among our strongest allies

    Obama said that to defeat terrorism we must understand that Muslims are among our strongest allies. Obama said that Muslim leaders inside and outside the US must speak against those ideologies that spread hate and terrorism.

  • 9 We must stand against discrimination

    Obama said that the US must stand against discrimination and any act that urges the US to treat US Muslims differently. Obama said that the US was founded on the value of respecting human dignity no matter what a person's religion or race is.

  • 10 On Wednesday 14 Americans were killed

    Obama said that investigations are still running but what they found out up to this moment is that the victims were brutally injured by one of their co-workers. Obama said that there is still no evidence that the killers are connected to other terrorist organizations.

  • 11 The killers adopted perverted interpretation of Islam

    President Obama said that the terrorists were radical Islamists who adopted perverted interpretation of Islam that calls for war against America.

  • 12 We have been at war with terrorists since 9/11

    Obama said that America has been at war with terrorists since 9/11 when more than 3000 Americans were killed by Al qaeda. Obama said that the intelligence have stopped so many potential attacks since then. Obama said that many of the terrorists were even hunted over seas including Osama bin laden.

  • 13 Terrorism evolved in a new way

    Obama said that Terrorists shifted to less common methods such as mass shootings. Obama said that as the internet evolved terrorists over sees are doing a lot of effort to brain wash people inside America to do such acts.