The Guardian quotes Brent Scowcroft Center Resident Senior Fellow for Middle East Security Bilal Y. Saab on President Obama’s address on ISIS following the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California: 

Bilal Saab, senior fellow for Middle East security at the Atlantic Council, said: “If Christmas were not around the corner, he would not be making this speech. If you look at the content, nothing much has changed. The four elements of the strategy have stayed the same. I would call it a political speech because he’s been hammered by his opponents.”

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