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June 23, 2014

Congress needs to weigh in on Iraq

By the spring of 1975, U.S. combat troops had been gone from Vietnam for two years. The country’s long involvement there had ended, the draft had been abolished, Richard Nixon had resigned and the Americans who fought there were engaged at home in an uphill battle to have their service recognized and respected, and to redeem promises of veterans care and benefits on which the nation had already started to renege.

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