Obama to deliver speech on Afghanistan troop pullout
US soldiers from Viper Company (Bravo), 1-26 Infantry, stand guard on a watch tower overlooking villages at Combat Outpost (COP) Sabari in Khost province in the east of Afghanistan on June 21, 2011.
June 22nd, 2011
08:18 AM ET
7 years ago

Obama to deliver speech on Afghanistan troop pullout

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama will deliver a highly anticipated speech Wednesday evening about troop withdrawals from Afghanistan.

The address is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET.


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  1. ConservaFASCISTS

    Regardless if the 30,000 surge troops are withdrawn, we'll still have a forward operating force of 70,000 still in theatre. This was a political strategy on behalf of the administration, but the President is also keeping his promise of beginning to bring troops home.

    June 22, 2011 08:51 am at 8:51 am |