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Inheriting Iraq

On the eve of the official end of major combat operations in Iraq, Foreign Policy assembled a photo essay of the event and images that have defined the country since President Barack Obama’s election. As Operation Iraqi Freedom gives way to Operation New Dawn, here are the scenes that have defined the war Obama never ...

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Warrick Page/Getty Images

On the eve of the official end of major combat operations in Iraq, Foreign Policy assembled a photo essay of the event and images that have defined the country since President Barack Obama’s election. As Operation Iraqi Freedom gives way to Operation New Dawn, here are the scenes that have defined the war Obama never wanted.

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