Politics & Government

Watch Obama’s speech live here

President Barack Obama will seek to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016, senior administration officials said Tuesday.

Obama will announce the plan at the White House on Tuesday afternoon. It is expected to start about 2:15 p.m. ET. Watch his speech live here and read reactions from experts and other viewers.