Opinion

If Baghdad wants U.S. out, let’s go

Fifteen years after the U.S. invaded Iraq to turn Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship into a beacon of democracy, Iraq’s Parliament, amid shouts of “Death to America!” voted to expel all U.S. troops from the country.

Though nonbinding, the expulsion vote came after mobs trashed the U.S. embassy in an assault that recalled Tehran 1979. 

What provoked Iraq’s Parliament into demanding the ouster of all U.S. troops? 

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