President Obama Announces Troops To Come Home and End of Iraq War

October 5, 2015

President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, announcing that all U.S. troops will be withdrawing from the country by year's end as promised in a deal struck before he took office.

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