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Reaction to President Obama’s statement on troops leaving Iraq

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This afternoon, President Obama announced all US combat troops will leave Iraq by the end of the year, bringing the decade-long war to an end. With the end of the war, questions emerge as to what will happen with the middle-eastern country. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with UF Associate Professor of Political Science and Jewish Studies Patricia Woods about the announcement, and what may come about in Iraq as the U.S. begins its departure.

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This week also saw the killing of the former Libyan ruler Mohammar Gaddhafi. Professor Woods continues her conversation with WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta about what the future may hold for the Libyan nation.

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That was Associate Professor of Political Science and Jewish Studies Patricia Woods.

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