After Commander in Chief said on August 31, 2010 that the US combat troops were finished in Iraq, does this mean Obama lied? Mission accomplished — told people that formal combat has ended and hope that most will remember just that as his accomplishment. Many saw the end of combat speech on TV or read about it, while few will now see or realize that US combat hasn’t with 50,000 US troops remain. Is the mission accomplished?
By BARBARA SURK, Associated Press Writer Barbara Surk, Associated Press Writer – Sun Sep 5, 2010BAGHDAD – Days after the U.S. officially ended combat operations and touted Iraq’s ability to defend itself, American troops found themselves battling heavily armed militants assaulting an Iraqi military headquarters in the center of Baghdad on Sunday. The fighting killed 12 people and wounded dozens.It was the first exchange of fire involving U.S. tro… >>>