President Obama Addressing the Troops in Afghanistan

President Obama spoke to troops serving in Afghanistan about their mission, service, plans to draw down troop levels and turn over the… read more

President Obama spoke to troops serving in Afghanistan about their mission, service, plans to draw down troop levels and turn over the security of the country to Afghan forces. He told the service personnel that the “goal to defeat al-Qaida is within reach,” but cautioned that the road home would likely be hard and painful for many. close

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President Obama Addressing the Troops in Afghanistan

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Program ID:
305749-3
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kabul, Afghanistan
First Aired:
May 2, 2012

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  • May 02, 2012 | 6:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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