Number of US troops in Iraq falls below 50,000
Published 08/24/2010, West Central Tribune
BAGHDAD (AP) — The number of U.S. troops in Iraq has fallen below 50,000 for the first time since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion and ahead of the end-of-the-month deadline mandated by President Barack Obama, the American military said in a statement today.Word count: 425
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