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White House / National Security

War Begins and Ends in Afghanistan, Obama Says

photo of Maggie Fox
May 1, 2012

President Obama framed the end of the U.S. action in Afghanistan as closing a “decade under the dark cloud of war” on Tuesday.

(RELATED: Excerpts from Obama's Speech)

“As we emerge from a decade of conflict abroad and economic crisis at home, it is time to renew America,” Obama said in excerpts of remarks he will deliver in a televised address to the nation from Afghanistan. “This time of war began in Afghanistan, and this is where it will end.”

 

(PICTURES: Obama Makes Unannounce Visit to Afghanistan)

Obama's speech is expected at 7:30 p.m. EDT.

 

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