U.S. Troops Out of Iraq by End of Year, Obama Says

October 21, 2011 Updated Oct 21, 2011 at 1:11 PM EDT

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U.S. Troops Out of Iraq by End of Year, Obama Says

October 21, 2011 Updated Oct 21, 2011 at 1:11 PM EDT

President Barack Obama on Friday announced that all U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of the  year, according to a USA Today report.

According to the USA Today report, Obama said: "After nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over."

Read the USA Today story HERE.