Six years after the U.S.-led invasion to oust Saddam Hussein, Iraq declared a public holiday Tuesday to mark the planned withdrawal of U.S. troops from cities and towns, staging a military parade aimed at illustrating its security progress.
By PBS NewsHour
As the United States formally transferred control of Iraq's military force to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's government Thursday, sectarian violence continued in Iraq. Army Lt. Gen. Peter Chiarelli, commander of the multi-national forces, discusses the handover and new interrogation rules.
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