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NEAR THE IRAQ-KUWAIT BORDER — The last U.S. combat troops were crossing the border into Kuwait on Thursday morning, bringing to a close the active combat phase of a 7½-year war that overthrew the dictatorial regime of Saddam Hussein, forever defined the presidency of George W. Bush and left more than 4,400 American service members and tens of thousands of Iraqis dead.
“We are ending the war ... but we are not ending our work in Iraq,” he said. “We have a long-term commitment to Iraq.”
Originally posted by RizeorDie
50k troops still remain in iraq. its not fully over, especially with the coming attack on iran... hidden agenda i say...
U.S. ends combat operations in Iraq After 7½ years, last convoy of fighting forces rolling into Kuwa
50,000 advisers remain