"I can announce that America will lead a broad coalition to roll back this terrorist threat," Obama will say in the evening address, in a preview of the speech released by the White House. "Our objective is clear: we will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy."
That campaign, the president will say, "will be waged through a steady, relentless effort to take out ISIL wherever they exist."
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