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Connecticut Veterans React To Pullout From Iraq

While many veterans and their families planned to watch President Barack Obama's speech on Iraq Tuesday night, few seem to think that the formal end of America's combat role there will make much difference for them or for the strife-torn country where they fought. Iraq War veterans and their families cited a number of factors that still generate uncertainty about Iraq, including the absence of a credible government in Baghdad and the recent resurgence of bombings, which suggests that insurgent forces are still active in the country. Others criticize Obama for adhering to a timeline for U.S. departure — in both Iraq and Afghanistan — that tempts insurgents to wait...