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U.S. Waits For Iraqi Decision On Troop Departure

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U.S. Waits For Iraqi Decision On Troop Departure

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U.S. Waits For Iraqi Decision On Troop Departure

U.S. Waits For Iraqi Decision On Troop Departure

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One year after the Obama administration pulled the last U.S. combat troops out of Iraq, about 48,000 forces still remain in that country. Unless the Iraqi government requests them to stay, these troops are scheduled to leave by the end of the year.