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Pentagon: 'Major Combat' Operations Finished

With the fall of Tikrit, the Pentagon declares an end to major fighting in Iraq and begins withdrawing troops, warships and aircraft from the Gulf region. Maj. Gen. Stanley McChrystal says he anticipates the military will "move into a phase where it is smaller, albeit sharp fights." Hear NPR's Nick Spicer and Michael Ware of Time magazine.

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