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President Obama Announces U.S. Exit From Iraq

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Facing the expiration of an agreement that gave U.S. soldiers immunity from prosecution under Iraqi law, President Obama has announced that all remaining troops will leave the country by the end of the year.

“I can report that, as promised, the rest of our troops in Iraq will come home by the end of the year,” Obama said. “After nearly nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over.

The AP has more on the troop withdrawal announcement.

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