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US Combat Troops Leave Iraq

August 19, 2010

It’s been about seven-and-a-half years since Operation Iraqi Freedom set out to inflict “regime change” on Saddam Hussein and rebuild a war-torn Iraq into a functioning state.  Early this morning the last official combat troops entered Kuwait, leaving Iraq, ending America’s combat role. That’s not to say we’re done by any stretch.  We’re doubling the [...]

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The Fifth Anniversary of the Fall of Baghdad

April 9, 2008

Five years ago, the wall-to-wall Iraq War coverage had a breaking news bulletin where cameras showed us the sights from Baghdad.  I was at lunch duty at school (that’s when teachers watch students eat and confiscate cell phones) when pictures of US Marines in the center of Baghdad wrapped a US flag over the head of a [...]

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