Obama to give speech on Afghanistan troop withdrawal this week
June 20th, 2011
07:28 PM ET
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Obama to give speech on Afghanistan troop withdrawal this week

WASHINGTON (CNN) – President Barack Obama will give a speech on the Afghanistan troop drawdown on Wednesday, a senior administration official said Monday.

The news came hours after White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that Obama had yet to make a final decision on the size and scope of the troop withdrawal, but would do so "soon."

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  1. frank from Indiana

    Bring the cannon fodder home, if the Afghans don't care to fight for their country, why should we be there?

    June 20, 2011 09:20 pm at 9:20 pm |