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5 questions Obama must answer about ISIS strategy

President Barack Obama is poised to make his case to the country on the next steps for tackling the threat posed by ISIS. Certainly, ISIS’ advances this summer — including the seizure of territories in Iraq and Syria, declaration of a new “caliphate,” and its killings of thousands in Iraq and Syria, including two American journalists — have been a wake-up call. What should the President keep in mind as he prepares to deliver his speech Wednesday?

Here are five key questions he should answer in his speech and as he follows up in the coming weeks.

The above excerpt was originally published in CNN.