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Published December 12, 2011, 12:00 AM

Cost of War

U.S. Army soldiers of 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division make final preparations to their armored vehicles before leaving Contingency Operating Site Kalsu, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. The U.S. has promised to withdraw from Iraq by the end of the year as required by a 2008 security agreement between Washington and Baghdad. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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