President Obama Marks End of Combat in Iraq, Cites Challenges Ahead

President Obama tonight delivered his second nationally-televised Oval Office address to herald the end of U.S. military combat operations in Iraq and to remind the American people of his pledge to bring the war to a close. "Operation Iraqi Freedom is over," the president said. "The Iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country. This was my pledge to the American people as a candidate for this office." Mr. Obama's address, seven and a half years after President...Full Story
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