Was the Iraq war worth it?
President Obama has hailed the end of US combat operations in Iraq, saying the US has paid a "a huge price" to "put Iraq's future in its peoples' hands". What will the mission change mean for Iraq?
In a speech delivered in a rare Oval Office address, he said he was "awed" by the sacrifice of the US military. But he said America's "most urgent task" was now to "restore our economy".
He said the US would continue to support Iraq's government and people.
Do you believe invading Iraq and the war that followed was worth it? Is it premature for the US to change its combat mission? Will the change end the country's current political stalemate? Or will it be seen as a victory to the insurgents?
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