Obama Officially “Turns Page” on Iraq War to Focus on Afghan War and Domestic Issues

Tuesday August 31, 2010 was a day that President Barak Obama had been waiting for since long before he took over as commander-in-chief.  During his 18-minute address to the American people, President Obama announced an official end to combat missions by American forces in Iraq.  While he acknowledged that there were still some 50,000 American […]

August 31 Marks End of U.S. Combat Mission in Iraq

The end of August signaled the end of official combat missions for the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq.  A ceremony outside of Baghdad, in one of Saddam Hussein’s former palaces, was presided over by Vice President Joe Biden.  The day marked the official departure of the last U.S. combat troops from Iraq, and brought the […]

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