U.S. Troops Withdraw from Iraq

June 29, 2009

As U.S. troops withdraw back to their bases in Iraq, questions remain about Iraq’s ability to maintain security and stability in the country. Iraq’s leadership, military, and police force face a number of challenges ahead as they assume control, but as Senior Fellow Kenneth Pollack explains, Iraqis are eager to end the so-called U.S. occupation and establish their sovereignty.