Australia has ended combat operations in Iraq

By David Edwards
Monday, June 2, 2008 7:41 EDT
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(AP) Australia has decided to end combat service in Iraq. The move fulfils a campaign promise by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, saying Australian troops in Iraq made Australia more of a target for terrorism.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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