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Exclusive: Last U.S. combat brigade leaves Iraq

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Last combat brigade leaves IraqLive reporting of this was an NBC News/msnbc.com exclusive:

NEAR THE IRAQ-KUWAIT BORDER, Aug. 18, 2010 — The last U.S. combat troops were crossing the border into Kuwait on Thursday morning, bringing to a close the active combat phase of a 7½-year war that overthrew the dictatorial regime of Saddam Hussein, forever defined the presidency of George W. Bush and left more than 4,400 American service members and tens of thousands of Iraqis dead.

Full story (Alex Johnson/msnbc.com and Richard Engel and Charlene Gubash/NBC News)

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Written by Alex

August 23, 2010 at 7:49 am

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