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Posted byon June 24, 2011 at 6:15 PM EDT
The White House Office of Public Engagement invites you to participate in a live chat on Tuesday, June 28th, at 4:00 PM EST on President Obama’s plan for implementing his strategy to draw down troops in Afghanistan and our plan to focus on investments here at home.
Posted byon June 23, 2011 at 4:40 PM EDT
Take a look at this infographic that lays out how President Obama is winding down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan while keeping America safe.
"We're Keeping Our Promises": Vice President Joe Biden on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Our Commitment to Defeat al QaedaPosted byon June 23, 2011 at 10:53 AM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden shares his thoughts about the promises this Administration has made – and kept – when it comes to the war in Afghanistan, the war in Iraq, and our commitment to defeat al Qaeda.
Posted byon June 22, 2011 at 9:40 PM EDT
President Obama addresses the nation from the East Room of the White House about the way forward in Afghanistan and his plan to remove 10,000 American troops from Afghanistan by the end of this year, and a total of 33,000 by next summer.
Posted byon June 6, 2011 at 7:21 PM EDT
Check out the readout and photo from President Obama's monthly meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan with his national security team.
Posted byon January 14, 2011 at 2:39 PM EDT
The President meets with President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan today at the White House, focusing on shared efforts to fight terrorism and promote stability in Afghanistan and throughout the region.
Posted byon January 11, 2011 at 4:03 PM EDT
As part of his trip to Afghanistan to assess progress, Vice President Biden speaks at a joint press conference with President Karzai.
President Obama on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Annual Review: "A Very Difficult Endeavor" but "Significant Progress"Posted byon December 16, 2010 at 3:43 PM EDT
The President gives an update to the American people on the state of the war oin Afghanistan.
Posted byon December 3, 2010 at 7:23 PM EDT
During a surprise visit to Afghanistan, President Obama spoke to the troops at Bagram Air Base. Watch a video of the President's remarks and view a photo slideshow.
Posted byon November 20, 2010 at 7:53 PM EDT
At the NATO Summit in Portugal, the chief concern was the future of Afghanistan, and the role of America and our allies in that future. At the press conference afterwards, the President explained the consensus.