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Declaring victory, and ...

President Obama has announced that U.S. troops will leave Iraq by the end of the year.

"After nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over," he said.

The war in Iraq has meant the death of more than 4,400 U.S. troops at a cost of more than $700 billion.

Roberto De Vido is a communications consultant, writer, cartoonist and jack of many trades. The former chief of Tucson Sentinel’s East Asia Bureau, he now lives in California (make of that what you will).

“After nearly 9 years, America’s war in Iraq will be over.”

— President Barack Obama, announcing the withdrawal of nearly all U.S. troops from Iraq

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