It's official. The Iraq War is over. Mission Garbled.
As the troops arrive home, there would have been a ticker-tape parade down New York's Fifth Avenue, but there is no ticker tape anymore.
The war in Iraq will officially be designated as The War Mostly Ignored by Everyone Except the Families of the Troops.
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