Joe Biden explains US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan | Full speech

Joe Biden explains US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan | Full speech 1


President Joe Biden formally announced his decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan before September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that led the US into its longest war.
"We cannot continue the cycle of extending or expanding our military presence in Afghanistan hoping to create the ideal conditions for our withdrawal, expecting a different result," Biden said.
"I am now the fourth American president to preside over an American troop presence in Afghanistan. Two Republicans. Two Democrats," he added. "I will not pass this responsibility to a fifth."
In a sign he views his remarks as a historic bookend to the prolonged conflict, he delivered them from precisely the same spot in the White House Treaty Room that President George W. Bush announced the start of the war on October 7, 2001. Afterward he'll visit the section of Arlington National Cemetery where many of America's war dead from Afghanistan are buried.

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96 Comments on "Joe Biden explains US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan | Full speech"

  1. mybusiness notyours | April 14, 2021 at 4:29 PM | Reply

    Get them mental help after bringing them back…..
    Don’t leave them without it

    • @Elite Dragon “actually hurting” yes, It is actually hurting vets. For me, it will be the difference from being able to afford a place to live and not being able to. But more over, when you are injured in service to the country, you are told time and time again you will be provided for. Vets should not have to fight the faceless, uncaring, government agency for benefits they are entitled to.

    • @tommyboy Problem isn’t spending more money. The problem is, todays buzz word, “systemic” corruption in the VA. VA’s all over the country lie and cut corners with veteran care to get more money then do everything in their power to keep it for themselves. I can’t confirm this sort of behavior officially, I just know what myself and other vets are experiencing, and the stories of former VA workers who can collaborate these sort of behaviors.

    • @sister salads Far from everyone, you fools are trying to convince the majority that there are more of you morons. Peace

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

    • CriminalScum _ | April 14, 2021 at 11:04 PM | Reply

      @Lui C I was a combat engineer in the 503rd. Ran over a mine in an MRAP. Luckily I was the worst with a small concussion. VA comes up with every excuse not to consider me a wounded vet. Meanwhile I know a mechanic who was stationed at Bagram who dropped a brake rotor on his foot and broke a toe. He receives as much relief and benefits as someone who lost an arm. Honestly makes me regret all the time I served.

  2. Connor McCannell | April 14, 2021 at 4:38 PM | Reply

    This is crazy, this is like the 3rd time in my 20yr life that the president’s announced we’re withdrawing from Afghanistan.

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻


    • @Jug Ganautics TRUMPS POLICES , likes he, and his administration were, and ARE TRASH. You are the one who is deluded.

    • Lonely Wanderer | April 14, 2021 at 10:41 PM | Reply

      lol, you almost had me there

    • @Lonely Wanderer You aint had me at all…so what are you saying….but being triggered bum? You mad? 🙂 Trump was over as soon as he was elected, I MEAN CHEATED IN……and Im glad we fired him. And lets not forget the dozens of administrators during his term who went to jail. Straight scum bags. And I can’t wait till his lawsuits come up, where he gets smacked around like that garbage Matt GEATZ. Karma is real.

  3. I served a year in Afghanistan. Most people I knew over seas been ready for the war to be over. There was never a winning solution to end the war. If we could not get done what we needed to do in 2 decades then we never going to. At this point we just there to line corporations and contractors pockets.

    • Loraine Jones | April 14, 2021 at 8:33 PM | Reply

      @Lalo I wanted to put them on trial like gore said. Capture and bring them to trial. Killing afghan farmers like killing vietnam rice paddy farmers does nothing but cause misery. It was a money making scam for all the grifters in think tanks defense contractors and generals who will never step on a battlefield and fight to last poor kid is dead. 😭

    • @Fipher hope, and especially Biden, are an awful strategy.

    • Amadeo Komnenus | April 14, 2021 at 10:17 PM | Reply

      I went with coalition forces. Lost no friends in the AO but had a few friends commit suicide when they got back home. Seem’s like a giant waste of time , blood and treasure.

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

    • HECTOR RAMIREZ | April 14, 2021 at 10:39 PM | Reply

      Thank you for your service. I do not know if George W had any exit strategy . I still don’t know why we are in Afganistán. We got played by G.W and his cronies.

  4. Charmnamu 36 | April 14, 2021 at 4:42 PM | Reply

    Keeping poppy farms safe in Afghanistan.

    • James Wildes | April 14, 2021 at 5:39 PM | Reply

      President Eisenhower did the same thing in the ’50’s. Protect the poppy fields. Heroin has too much impact on the worlds economy.

    • David Pelton | April 14, 2021 at 6:17 PM | Reply

      Exactly! 🤫💯

    • Is that how that got in my woods? A 🐻💩⚘⚘⚘⚘

    • David Pelton | April 14, 2021 at 6:34 PM | Reply

      @iSel Chit I actually had no problem with PRESIDENT TRUMP. I feel it’s our duty to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Rite. It was the whole agenda before-

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

  5. Everyone is like WTF were STILL in Afghanistan???!

    • Juliet Capulet | April 14, 2021 at 9:49 PM | Reply

      @BLM Trash And here you are watching it. 😂😂😂 Does the DNC know it lives rent-free in your head? 😂😂😂

    • @Juliet Capulet you don’t even make sense

    • On Little Things | April 14, 2021 at 10:14 PM | Reply

      @Youtube is a Fascist dont.what?

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

    • Juliet Capulet | April 14, 2021 at 10:38 PM | Reply

      @BLM Trash I’m sorry you’re having so much trouble reading. Maybe if I draw you some pictures?

  6. Soren the Dashing Timber Fox | April 14, 2021 at 4:50 PM | Reply

    It’s been long overdue. I’m holding this man by his word with this one

    • @Sweet Willy Oh course! Why trust him, when we should place our blind faith in a ‘stable’ genius of an ex-president? Ummm, why did he have to clarify that he was stable again?

    • @AnimeFanNo3 when will people learn just because Trump is unstable doesn’t give Biden a pass on being senile, dude can barely stand and is constantly mumbling and tripping over his words. Horrible record on both voting for wars and for harsher penalties on black youths the dudes a grifter just as much as Trump, not to mention that son of his.

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

    • @A W that’s an ancient 4chan meme with obama being the combo breaker, plus trumps sprite should be orange.

    • XxPoopy_ headxX | April 14, 2021 at 11:00 PM | Reply

      @Anthony Alexander You probably live in a dumb red state.

  7. Blake Austin | April 14, 2021 at 4:51 PM | Reply

    Damn we finally passed the Vietnam war’s duration. What a waste.

    • Seriously? Don’t be stupid. No one from VN attacked us on our soil. God the fools abound here in make believe land.

    • I wonder how corrupt politics such as Donald Trump have more than 2 million subscribers. While Joe Biden has less than 1 million subscribers. Can someone explain to me why that is possible even though Donald Trump is worse than Joe Biden

    • Give it up ANTIFA members. The people know CNN have fake views and fake comments. CNN was exposed today by undercover. Bye Bye

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

    • And we also broke the Soviets’ record on how long they were in Afghanistan. They were there for 10 years from 1979 to 1989. The US has been in Afghanistan for twice that long since 2001!

  8. As a veteran, I have to agree with old joe on this one. No matter what we do we can’t change that country.

  9. Cisco The capo | April 14, 2021 at 5:18 PM | Reply

    This is like the 3rd time ive seen a president, “pull out of Afghanistan”…

    • Proton Troll | April 14, 2021 at 5:55 PM | Reply

      Are we talking about the country or one of Epstein’s girls. When you say 3 Presidents have pulled it gets confusing.

    • @Gabe V weak as hell

    • Let’s hope this president means it.

    • @Jim Butler he doesn’t mean it. All he had to do was leave by May 1st which he refused to do.

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

  10. Yaaaaaay! Finally.

    • WhisperedOaths | April 14, 2021 at 5:29 PM | Reply

      Just start the next occupation. Yaaaay finally

    • Waymon Hartline | April 14, 2021 at 5:49 PM | Reply

      DON’T hold your breath….

    • oh fuk

    • Matumbo Bakongo | April 14, 2021 at 9:10 PM | Reply

      Still Words

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

  11. Jerry Willow | April 14, 2021 at 5:27 PM | Reply

    It’s crazy how people complain that our troops need to come home then biden announces he’s going to bring the troops home and everybody complains about it

    • On Little Things | April 14, 2021 at 9:03 PM | Reply

      @rolback who.cares!​ WH, Its.good.enough!

    • On Little Things | April 14, 2021 at 9:04 PM | Reply

      @J Smith who​care.if.its.out.not,,, is.out.of.WH, Its.good.enough!

    • @On Little Things Learn to speak if you are addressing aduilts. Your form of partisanship is the virtue of the deplorable and uneducated.

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

    • @A W Are you 9?

  12. I just wonder why he’s sticking to the agreement. Probably because we’re about to become engaged in a war with a bigger country

    • Hidden Dragon | April 14, 2021 at 7:20 PM | Reply

      Biden has been saying for years we should pull out and yes there are bigger strategic threats.

    • You don’t get it, do you? He is breaking the agreement and waging war against the Taliban.
      The withdrawal deadline is May 1st according to the agreement. He doesn’t want to leave Afghanistan.

    • @One Plus Yet he’s pulling out… it’s a bit suspicious that your account was made two weeks ago and it’s copy and pasted comments

    • @Leon He’s not pulling out. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Taliban will start attacking the invading forces after May 1st deadline and then Biden will send more troops to “fight back”.
      When my account was made doesn’t have anything to do with Biden breaking the peace agreement signed last year on Feb 29.

  13. They probably didn’t say “we’ve been here too long” they probably said “this doesn’t make much financial sense anymore”

    • pearlspace jam | April 14, 2021 at 6:20 PM | Reply

      They probably said both

    • Sweet Caroline | April 14, 2021 at 6:33 PM | Reply

      Probably, but you know at the end of the war we have to clean up the country that we just destroyed, so there’s all kinds of money in it for Joe’s brother which is in construction supposedly, he’s these guys are crooks Of the top shelf kind

    • They don’t care about the finances as long as they can print money.
      Biden is breaking the agreement by not withdrawing by May 1st. He doesn’t want to leave.

    • blackmesa232323 | April 14, 2021 at 10:48 PM | Reply

      @One Plus The May 1st deadline is the deadline for talks not withdrawal

    • @blackmesa232323 What part of the agreement stipulates that? It has four parts.
      Part one says US with withdraw all forces by the end of April, 2021.

  14. Wendy Rosemond | April 14, 2021 at 6:10 PM | Reply

    As a marine mom I think anytime a soldier can come back stateside is good.

    • Shrubbman Magee | April 14, 2021 at 10:16 PM | Reply

      @J A the difference being? Just want clarification

    • Shrubbman Magee | April 14, 2021 at 10:31 PM | Reply

      @J A lol its fine. I looked it up and technically a marine can fall into the soldier category since it is technically a member of an “army” but I get what you mean.

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

    • Shrubbman Magee | April 14, 2021 at 10:53 PM | Reply

      @A W yeah

  15. Brandon Dorsey | April 14, 2021 at 6:39 PM | Reply

    I’ve served 16 yrs and had 3 deployments, including Afghanistan. The amount of coordination needed to make this kind of troop movement is overwhelming. He said no “hasty withdrawal”, but with only a 4 month timeline that’s best case scenario IMO.

    • Hidden Dragon | April 14, 2021 at 7:12 PM | Reply

      Haven’t the Coalition been scaling down for years.

    • critters and more | April 14, 2021 at 7:17 PM | Reply

      @Hidden Dragon scaling down media coverage

    • He doesn’t want to leave. If he wanted to leave, he would have withdrawn by May 1st. Staying one more day after May 1st breaks the agreement so the Taliban will start attacking the US troops and Biden will increase troop numbers.

    • @One Plus bingo

    • I saw this posted somewhere: History of US Presidents: 👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏻👴🏽👴🏻👴🏻

  16. Anthony Isidro | April 14, 2021 at 6:55 PM | Reply

    Make this go viral, screen shot and share! Get the troops you bring back the proper mental help and guidance. Not 3-4 months after they get home! The second they tough American soil they must receive help🤞🏽🧿

  17. Brent Foster | April 14, 2021 at 7:05 PM | Reply

    The Commander-in-Chief just told our troops,

    “Pack it up, you’re coming home!!!”

  18. finally, is good news for solders family.

    • Drew P. Balzak | April 14, 2021 at 8:37 PM | Reply

      Really? Have you considered where their redeployment will be?

    • @Drew P. Balzak that’s what world powers have to do. Democracy and economic growth has to be defended militarily. It’s been always like this even in the Roman empire. If you start not fighting you will lose advantage. The European union can develop with no fight because the US is doing the fighting but if US stops then what is the answer to all the other systems that try to control the world?

  19. Alleged Augur | April 14, 2021 at 7:56 PM | Reply

    Yes Joe, “Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.”

  20. Daniel Vaneck | April 14, 2021 at 10:54 PM | Reply

    Our troops are one of the most valued lives on earth. May the find the peace they’ve earned. May they see that their homes have been infiltrated by the enemy while they were away.

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