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Home News US combat troops pull out of Iraq

US combat troops pull out of Iraq

Published on 19/08/2010

International news Kuwait, GenevaLunch - The last US combat brigade in Iraq withdrew from Iraq to Kuwait two weeks before the announced deadline. An estimated 50,000 troops will remain in training and security roles until 2011. The New York Times reports that private contractors will replace US troops in many functions. Links to other sites: BBC, NYTimes