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Obama on Iraq: Significant? Really?

Withdrawing "combat troops" and leaving "advisers" sounds so Vietnam it totally eclipses the old allegations of "cut and run." One analyst's dissection of the presidential address worth a look, clickable here, states: "What President Obama called the end of the combat mission in Iraq is a meaningless milestone, constructed almost entirely out of thin air..."

 

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