Given the battles between warring factions there, and continued incitements by Iran, the US continues to fight destabilizing armed groups in the country. Despite popular elections and reduced terrorism, the military of the US has more to do before reducing its role in favor of Iraqi forces.
Iraq is still unstable and a unilateral withdrawal would mean dire consequences for the civilian population, and could encourage direct action by Iran. The country needs to have a popular leadership and a stable political structure to resist the influence of the many radical elements in the region.
He is not sending them; in fact, he kept a campaign promise to reduce and then ultimately withdraw most of the troops from Iraq.
As of December, 2009 estimated 110,000 US troops in Iraq.
Currently in the country of Iraq there is about 200,000 troops currently stationed in Iraq. There was about 1 Million until recently when a large number of troops were pulled from Iraq.
There are 83,970 troops in Iraq, and 78,430 in Afghanistan.
From 2003, and US troops are still in Iraq.
As of December 16, 2011, all US combat troops have left Iraq.
The president always opposed the war in Iraq when he was a senator, and he campaigned for president promising to remove the remaining combat troops from Iraq. He has kept his promise in that regard.
The last US troops withdrew from Iraq on December 16, 2011.
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the nz troops that fought for us in ww1 are in a cemetery in Iraq
No. All US troops have been withdrawn as of December 16, 2011.
The second war with Iraq started March of 2003.
He pretty much followed the Bush plan, which was to set up a democratic government in Iraq and withdraw US troops. (The durability of the Iraq government is still doubtful, but our troops are out.)
November 2006-January 2007
No, he did not. President Obama had promised to withdraw troops and end the Iraq War; but he was also willing to leave a residual force in Iraq. Unfortunately, the new leader of Iraq at that time, Nouri Al Maliki, did not want American troops there, and no agreement was reached to keep them there. Therefore, no residual force was left in Iraq in 2011 when US troops came home.
Total US troops in Iraq are 49700 (24 August2010). The troop deployment details up to 2009 is given aten.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-National_Force_-_Iraq -
18 Brigade Combat Teams are in Iraq right now.
4,316 killed 31,354 wounded