Analysis: What Iraq Drawdown Means for Troops, Obama, U.S.

intro: President Obama's announcement today that all U.S. troops will leave Iraq by the end of 2011 marks the end of a military engagement that has helped define an American foreign policy of Middle East for years. The war has cost the lives of 4,482 American service members, seen tens of thousands wounded, and cost almost three quarters of a trillion dollars. Here is a look at what the final drawdown means for the military, for President Obama and for the United States. quicklist: 1 title:...Full Story
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