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Korb, Lawrence J.
January 2015
Foreign Affairs;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p162
The article discusses the withdrawal of U.S. security forces from Iraq since 2009, focusing on a discussion of how U.S. President Barack Obama handled the withdrawal of troops. Other topics of the article include criticism of ideas about maintaining a military presence in Iraq from the article "Withdrawal Symptoms" by Rick Brennan from the November/December 2014 issue of "Foreign Affairs," how Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki influenced the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, and a discussion of the Iraqi military's ability to perform adequately without U.S. assistance.


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