Nearly Nine Years On, U.s. Withdraws From Iraq

End of Iraq War

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The last convoy of U.S. soldiers pulled out of Iraq Sunday, ending their withdrawal after nearly nine years of war and military intervention that cost almost 4,500 American and tens of thousands of Iraqi lives.

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