CNN Commentator Drops Outrageous Remarks About JD Vance
One Line Demolished Biden's Defense of His Mental Health During Sloppy NBC News...
Donald Trump Jr. Tells an MSNBC Reporter to Screw Off at Republican Convention
Trump Assassination Attempt Highlights Another Glaring Chapter of Failure for Biden
I’m Not Interested In Unifying With Leftists Right Now
Trump’s Near Miss — The Day George Washington’s Words Came To Life
Tone Down the Rhetoric
Vance Addresses His Past Criticism of Trump During First Interview Since Being Chosen...
What to Think About Vance as Trump's Running Mate? Carlson Says Look at...
The Republican Party Platform is Good
The Media Has Some Explaining to Do
Trial Lawyers Are the Only Winners From Arbitration Restrictions
Half an Inch From a Civil Crisis
DEI Is Transitioning to Die
The Riots That Never Happened

Obama May Break His Promise on Iraq Withdrawal

The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of
During President Bush's last year in office, he agreed to a timetable for troop withdrawals in Iraq: U.S. forces would leave by the end of 2011. The same year, Barack Obama insisted that if elected he would end the Iraq War. In a speech given shortly after his inauguration, he repeated the promise. "Let me say this as plainly as I can: By August 31, 2010, our combat mission in Iraq will end," he said. "I intend to remove all U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of 2011."

Now he may not honor his promise: AP reports that the Obama administration has offered to leave 10,000 troops in Iraq if its government so requests. Already the White House "has worked out options to keep 8,500 to 10,000 active-duty troops in Iraq to continue training security forces."


Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Videos