BREAKING: Iraq War Is Over


NPR: A few minutes ago, President Obama announced that the war in Iraq was over. “After nearly nine years, the long war in Iraq will come to an end by the end of this year,” the president said. President Obama said he talked to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki earlier today and they were both in complete agreement about how to proceed. Obama said that “as promised” by the end of the year all troops will withdraw from the country. He said that this means the relationship between Iraq and the United States will now be a normal one “between sovereign nations. An equal partnership based on mutual interests and mutual respect.” He added: “Our troops in Iraq will definitely be home for the holidays.” MORE

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