US President Barack Obama declares end to US combat mission in Iraq on August 31, 2010. Us President Obama has hailed the end of US combat operations in Iraq, saying the US has paid a “a huge price” to “put Iraq’s future in its peoples’ hands”.
Barack Obama’s Oval Office Speech on Iraq – Transcript: Good evening. Tonight, I’d like to talk to you about the end of our combat mission in Iraq, the ongoing security challenges we face, and the need to rebuild our nation here at home.
President Barack Obama will address the nation tonight from an Oval Office that underwent a top-to- bottom redecoration while the first family was on vacation.