Iraq War

As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office, NewsOne takes a look at some of his most impressive wins.

Despite pledging to bring home almost all American troops before leaving office, President Barack Obama plans to leave nearly 10,000 troops in war-torn Afghanistan through 2016 in an effort to help fend off the Taliban, reports the Washington Post.

  Two years ago, President Barack Obama, days after a surprise visit to Kabul, stood boldly and declared that “the tide of war has turned…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will mark the end of the war in Iraq at a special ceremony Tuesday. RELATED: The War Is Over! The president will be joined by Vice President Joe Biden at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland for the return of the United States Forces-Iraq colors, the flag that was lowered […]

President Barack Obama announced that the remaining troops stationed in Iraq will be making the trip home for good at year’s end.  After nearly nine years troops will finally make the journey home and America’s war in Iraq will be over. Presently 39,000 U.S. troops are  in Iraq, but 150 will remain to assist in […]

The Obama administration will  reduce the number of U.S. troops in Iraq at the end of the year down to 3,000, according to Fox News’ sources. Military generals requested that the number of troops remaining in Iraq reach 27,000, but issues with “the cost and the political optics” reduced the projected number to much lower […]

The United States officially ended combat in Iraq at the end of August and the just under 50,000 troops left are supporting Iraqi security forces in an advisory and assistance role. Many of the troops left in Iraq can’t wait to get home.

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