The speech that Obama should have delivered to the nation on the eve of the troops withdrawal from Iraq was delivered by Hesham Tillawi on his TV program Current Issues TV
Chapter closed or renamed? Iraq war over says president Obama in speech
President Barack Obama has made a live televised address to Americans, marking the official end of combat operations in Iraq. He said the war is now a closed chapter, and praised the U.S. military for helping to give Iraq back to its people. Although combat soldiers have left the country, 50-thousand U.S. troops remain there to train local forces. In his speech, Obama reiterated his pledge for a full pull-out in a year’s time.