AL-KUT, IRAQ FILE: A U.S. Marine pulls down a picture of Saddam Hussein at a school April 16, 2003 in Al-Kut, Iraq. A combination team of Marines, Army and Special Forces went to schools and other ... more 
AL-KUT, IRAQ FILE: A U.S. Marine pulls down a picture of Saddam Hussein at a school April 16, 2003 in Al-Kut, Iraq. A combination team of Marines, Army and Special Forces went to schools and other facilities in Al-Kut looking for weapons caches and unexploded bombs in preparation for removing and neutralizing them. In an announcement on October 21, 2011, U.S. President Barack Obama said in a White House briefing that all U.S. troops would be brought home by the end of the year. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) less 
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