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USA to end its combat Mission in Iraq

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  • July 28, 2021
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USA to end its combat Mission in Iraq

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – II – International Relations 

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  • U.S. President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi sealed an agreement recently formally ending the U.S. combat mission in Iraq by the end of 2021
  • There are currently 2,500 U.S. troops in Iraq focusing on countering the remnants of ISIS. 
  • However, American forces will still operate in an advisory role.
  • The U.S. role in Iraq will shift entirely to training and advising the Iraqi military to defend itself.

News Source: TH 

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