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Obama in Afghanistan: 'Our Goal Is to Destroy al-Qaida'

  • Aired: 05/01/2012
  • 10:50
  • Rating: E
During a surprise visit Tuesday to Afghanistan, where he signed an agreement outlining the U.S. role there after most NATO forces leave in 2014, President Barack Obama said he knew many Americans are tired of the war, but underscored a need to "finish the job." Watch the president's full speech.
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