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Obama: ‘After Nearly Nine Years, America’s War In Iraq Will Be Over’

By Ben Armbruster  

"Obama: ‘After Nearly Nine Years, America’s War In Iraq Will Be Over’"

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After nine years of war and nearly a year of back and forth about whether the United States would keep troops in Iraq past the year-end total withdrawal deadline, this afternoon, President Obama announced that all U.S. troops in Iraq will come home by the end of this year. “Today I can say that our troops in Iraq will definitely be home for the holidays,” he said. Watch video of his speech:

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