Presidential Address on Afghanistan Policy
President Obama delivered a nationally televised address from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He outlined the… read more
President Obama delivered a nationally televised address from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He outlined the situation in the region and laid out his strategy and goals for international efforts in the war in Afghanistan, saying “the status quo is not sustainable.” To address the challenges ahead, he announced an order to deploy 30,000 more troops, detailed the Kabul government’s changing role in the war, and called on the international community and American people to support the efforts. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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