Timeline: President Obama's presidency

A look back through President Barack Obama's presidency as the 44th President of the United States of America.

Obama announces his plan to withdraw from Iraq

Credit: AP, 2009

Feb. 27, 2009

Obama announces his plan to withdraw from Iraq

President Barack Obama delivers a televised address explaining his goal to end the combat mission in Iraq from the Oval Office of the White House. The time frame Obama gave during this address was to end the combat mission by Aug. 31, 2010, however the majority of troops.

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