Daily Archives: February 27, 2009

Obama: US combat in Iraq to end by Aug. 31, 2010

Contrary to an earlier promise to remove  troops in 16 months, Obama follows the recommendation of Gates and Mullen and revises the time line for draw down in Iraq settling for a 19 month withdrawal. Democrats are not happy with … Continue reading

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Lifting image ban respects war dead

NEWARK, Delaware (CNN) — The reversal of two decades of policy on images of returning war casualties is an important and welcome milestone for the American people. The Pentagon’s decision announced Thursday allowing media coverage of coffins of war victims … Continue reading

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