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Afghan exit will cost U.S. billions, Pentagon's No. 2 says

Moving the mountain of U.S. military gear out of Afghanistan after more than a decade of war will cost billions of dollars and prove far more difficult than last year's withdrawal from Iraq, the Pentagon's No. 2 official said Tuesday.


Nearly nine years on, U.S. withdraws from Iraq

End of Iraq War

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.


Twin suicide car bombings in southern Iraqi city kill 22 near government compound

Suicide bombers detonated two explosives-laden vehicles early Tuesday near a government compound south of Baghdad, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens, Iraqi officials said. The attacks come as Iraq’s top political factions started to discuss in earnest whether to ask some of the U.S. troops to stay beyond the Dec. 31 withdrawal deadline because of the security situation.


Odierno: Iraq Withdrawal 'on Target'

Odierno: Iraq Withdrawal 'on Target'

Top U.S. general in Iraq says all combat troops will be out of Iraq by September, skirts questions about departure.


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