U.S. servicemen line up to board a bus as they begin their journey home at Al Asad Air Base west of Baghdad, Iraq, on Nov. 1. The U.S. has promised to withdraw from Iraq by the end of the year as required by a 2008 security agreement between Washington and Baghdad. Some 39,000 U.S. troops are scheduled to clear out along with their equipment. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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After U.S. Troops Leave, What Happens To Iraq?
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From the Beginning: A Look at Five Years of War
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Anbar's Turnaround Surprises U.S. General
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Living in an Iraq Still at War, Five Years Later
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Pledging to 'Do Better' Amid Corruption in Iraq
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U.S. Bridging Gaps Between Baghdad, Provinces
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