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Obama: 30,000-plus surge troops leaving Afghanistan

Published 06/22/2011, Grand Forks Herald

Hailing the beginning of the end of a devastating war, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday night he was pulling home 33,000 troops from Afghanistan by next summer, withdrawing the "surge" of forces he sent in to rescue a flailing effort. Said Obama to a country eager for an exit: "The tide of war is receding." Open link and scroll to bottom for video of Obama's speech and reactions from some U.S. troops.

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