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updated 1:22 p.m. EST, Fri February 27, 2009
President Obama talks about his Iraq War withdrawal plan at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, on Friday. Between 35,000 to 50,000 troops will remain in Iraq, he said. They would be withdrawn gradually until all U.S. forces are out of Iraq by December 31, 2011 -- the deadline set under an agreement the Bush administration signed with the Iraqi government last year. "Let me say this as plainly as I can: By August 31, 2010, our combat mission in Iraq will end," Obama said in a speech at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Originally posted by kiv-93
Does anybody else feel that this is pointless as most of the military presence in Iraq in private hire so with America pulling out maybe they plan on employing more private hire companies to do their dirty work while not ruining their name anymore as people are starting to wake up and smell the coffee about the real agenda behind being in Iraq.