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Posted byon December 17, 2011 at 6:30 AM EDT
President Obama expresses gratitude for the historic achievements of the brave men and women who have served in the war in Iraq -- and welcomes our troops home as we mark the official end to the war.
Posted byon December 15, 2011 at 6:56 PM EDT
President Obama marks the end of the Iraq War with a speech to soldiers at Fort Bragg and announces a proposed rule to extend Fair Labor Standards Act protections to home care workers.
Posted byon December 15, 2011 at 3:25 PM EDT
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey -- chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- travel to Baghdad to bring the mission in Iraq to its official end.
Posted byon December 14, 2011 at 4:15 PM EDT
A look back at President Obama's speech marking the end of combat operations in Iraq.
Posted byon December 13, 2011 at 2:00 PM EDT
We've put together a timeline to show the milestones that have brought us to the end of the Iraq War. Take a look.
Posted byon December 12, 2011 at 3:50 PM EDT
President Obama sat down with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday to discuss the end of the Iraq war and the steps necessary to realize a new phase in the relationship between the two countries.
Posted byon December 2, 2011 at 11:09 AM EDT
The Vice President had two days of productive talks in Baghdad with Iraqi political leaders
Posted byon November 29, 2011 at 4:36 PM EDT
The Vice President is in Iraq to co-chair a meeting of the U.S.-Iraq Higher Coordinating Committee and speak at a ceremony honoring the sacrifices of both U.S. and Iraqi troops -- and the victories they've won.
Posted byon November 17, 2011 at 6:27 PM EDT
Andrew Shapiro, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs at the State Department, speaks to The Washington Institute for Near East Policy about the U.S.-Israel relationship and current issues in the Middle East.
Posted byon October 21, 2011 at 2:18 PM EDT
Today, President Obama announced that our troops will be home from Iraq by the holidays