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‘Mission Accomplished’ By The Numbers

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"‘Mission Accomplished’ By The Numbers"

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On May 1, 2003, President Bush stood underneath a “Mission Accomplished” banner and announced that “Major combat operations have ended. In the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed.”

Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the situation then, compared to the situation now:

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