Presidential Address On U.S. Combat Troop Withdrawal From Iraq
In his speech from the Oval Office, President Obama announced the end of combat operations in Iraq. He spoke about the significance of the transition, challenges that would remain for Iraqi and U.S. security & the nature of the new U.S. commitments to Iraq. The President also praised the military personnel who had both served and died during the war. His statements were followed by his announcement of the final date for complete troop withdrawal in 2010. Also in the speech, the mention of the toll taken on Iraqi civilians and the role of the continued military and diplomatic missions in the country.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Friday, November 26, 2010 at 9:34pm (ET)