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"We will never see the likes of Nelson Mandela again. But let me say to the young people of Africa, and young people around the world - you can make his life’s work your own."
"This would not be an open-ended intervention. We would not put boots on the ground," says the US president, announcing he will take a decision on action to Congress.
"What's at stake are not Democratic values or Republican values but American values."
"Every proposal I've laid out tonight is the kind that's been supported by Democrats and Republicans
Tonight we take comfort in knowing that the tide of war is receding...the light of secure peace can
"At a time when threats and challenges require nations to work in concert with one another, the US a
"As the bulk of our military effort ratchets down, what we can do - and will do - is support the asp
"We will move forward together, or not at all."