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Obama Announces an End to Combat in Iraq, August 2010

| by DeepDiveAdmin
President Barack Obama announced today that U.S. troops will withdraw from Iraq over the next 18 months.

Speaking before marines at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Obama called for "the responsible removal of our combat brigades" and expressed "renewed cause for hope in Iraq."

According to Obama, combat operations in Iraq will cease on August 31, 2010.

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