Following are President Obama's remarks on the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan as prepared for delivery. The speech took place at the White House in Washington, D.C. on June 22, 2011, at 8 p.m. ET.
Good evening. Nearly 10 years ago, America suffered the worst attack on our shores since Pearl Harbor. This mass murder was planned by Osama bin Laden and his al Qaeda network in Afghanistan, and signaled a new threat to our security -- one in which the targets were no longer soldiers on a...Full Story