March 2009
Current Events;3/23/2009, Vol. 108 Issue 20, p3
The article reports on the announcement of U.S. officials that 12,000 U.S. military troops will leave Iraq by September 2009. It notes that the withdrawal, which will decrease U.S. troop levels to about 120,000, is the first step in President Barack Obama's plan to pull out all U.S. combat troops by August 2010.


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