Presidential Address on Troop Levels in Afghanistan

President Obama addressed the nation from the East Room of the White House on his plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. While… read more

President Obama addressed the nation from the East Room of the White House on his plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. While pledging an enduring partnership with Afghanistan and a commitment to the struggle against al-Qaeda and terrorism, he said the time had come to turn the country back to the Afghans. He also outlined his foreign policy agenda for the region, commenting on the U.S. commitment to democratic movements across the Arab world. He concluded with a call to solve economic problems at home in the U.S., and paid tribute to military personnel who served in Afghanistan. close

Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Clips from This Video

More information about

Presidential Address on Troop Levels in Afghanistan

40,593 Views
Program ID:
300160-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Address
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 22, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 26, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jun 22, 2011 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 22, 2011 | 9:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 23, 2011 | 12:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 23, 2011 | 6:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 26, 2011 | 10:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Purchase a DVD or Download

Presidential Address on Troop Levels in Afghanistan

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:13:22
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Length:
    00:13:22
    Price:
    $2.99
    Request Format
  • MP4 video - Low
    Length:
    00:13:22
    Price:
    $1.99
    Request Format
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:13:22
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart