Obama gave an address to the nation from Afghanistan earlier yesterday and talked about the NATO mission after a decade in the region. In his speech he stated that defeat of the people who attacked the U.S. on Sept. 11 was within reach. He continued saying:
"It is time to renew America. An America where our children live free from fear & have the skills to claim their dreams."
He also added that the President Karzai had himself had signed The Strategic Partnership Agreement, laying out details of the US/Afghanistan relationship for the withdrawal of US troops in 2014 through 2024.