Obama's speech tonight will be a White House address in which a president argues for an endeavor he is abandoning. It will be a president appealing for public support for an action he intends not to take.
"Democratic presidential candidate, President Barack Obama and Democratic vice presidential candidate, Vice President Joe Biden, after accepting their nominations on September 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina" -- The Atlantic
Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan, on Wednesday, ahead of a stop in Iraq. Kerry is hoping to nail down support for a U. plan to combat the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria.