Obama Sets Iraq Timetable

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Posted: Jan 27, 2010 10:09 PM
The Marines just left and now the president is apparently confident enough to set a timetable for the US withdrawal from Iraq:
"As we take the fight to al Qaeda, we are responsibly leaving Iraq to its people. As a candidate, I promised that I would end this war, and that is what I am doing as President. We will have all of our combat troops out of Iraq by the end of this August. We will support the Iraqi government as they hold elections, and continue to partner with the Iraqi people to promote regional peace and prosperity. But make no mistake: this war is ending, and all of our troops are coming home."