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Chapter closed or renamed? Iraq war over says president Obama in speech

by Melissa26

President Barack Obama has made a live televised address to Americans, marking the official end of combat operations in Iraq. He said the war is now a closed chapter, and praised the U.S. military for helping to give Iraq back to its people. Although combat soldiers have left the country, 50-thousand U.S. troops remain there to train... local forces. In his speech, Obama reiterated his pledge for a full pull-out in a year's time.

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