Iraq's Little Victories

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Where Did U.S. Money Go In Iraq?

According to a report in The Washington Post, Gen. David Petraeus and other American military commanders were given access to $5 billion in discretionary funds to spend on various projects like a now-defunct $1 million water park in Baghdad. Here are some of the places the money went to:

U.S. Ends Combat Operations In Iraq

Last week, the U.S. occupation of Iraq officially ceased being a combat mission as the military entered the stability phase of its operations. Here are some of the major victories of the seven-and-a-half-year war.

Obama Declares Victory, Sort Of, Depending On How You Look At It, In Iraq

CAMP SPRINGS, MD—"For nearly a decade, our mission in Iraq has been to root out those who would choose violence over peace, to create a stable Iraqi government, and to transfer power to an incorruptable civilian police force," Obama said. "And, in a manner of speaking, we sort of did some of that, right? More or less?"
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Iraq's Little Victories

After a busy election season, it's easy to forget that while the two candidates were fighting over the presidency, we were still fighting a war in Iraq. Here's some of the good news from the front lines that you may not have heard:

Army Spc. Phillip Bertam showed his buddies a picture of his girl back home and wasn't killed by sniper fire immediately afterward.

Marine Corps Pfc. Marlon Llewelyn doesn't really want to talk about what happened, but yeah, his penis still works.

After weeks of hard fighting and inch-by-inch advancement, the 5th Platoon, Delta Company finally secured that block of Fallujah with the awesome little shawarma place.

A truck bomb detonated and destroyed a local eyesore that should have been condemned five years ago.

U.S. medics saved an Iraqi man's life when they successfully removed the shards of his wife's skull from his face.

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