Weekly Wrap Up: Forward in Afghanistan
June 24, 2011
06:16 PM EDT
A quick look at the week of June 20th, on WhiteHouse.gov and beyond:
Way Forward in Afghanistan: On Wednesday, the President addressed the nation about his plan to begin a drawdown of troops, including bring home 10,000 American troops by the end of this year.
Watch the President's full remarks here.
Weekly Address: Earlier this week, the President delivered your weekly address in which he reflects on his experiences as a parent and the necessity of being a good father.
#YoungAfrica: The First Lady's trip to Africa is in full swing as she traveled through Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. Follow her trip, see photos and videos all right here.
Safeguarding Air Quality: In line with President Obama's strategy to expand domestic oil and gas production safely and responsibly, government agencies have answered the call to address air quality issues.
Behind the Scenes Photos: Official White House photographer Pete Souza uploaded photos from the last two weeks of May, a batch that includes lots of exciting shots. Check out the photostream!
Save our Lungs: To protect children and reduce tobacco-related deaths, the President signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, preventing companies from advertising certain products to children.
Smartphone Security: The Department of Homeland Security helps us practice good cyber habits.
West Wing Week: A quick video clip that's your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, for the week of June 17th - June 23rd.