President Obama Speech at Hannover Messe
*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
President Obama spoke at the opening of an industrial trade show in Hannover, Germany. He talked about the importance of a strong, unified Europe and about European migration. He also announced that he was sending additional U.S. Special Operations Forces to Syria as part of the campaign to combat ISIL*. He said that he would deploy up to 250 additional personnel and urged other European nations to increase their contributions as well.
*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close
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