Soldiers scan for snipers in Mosul, Iraq in 2008.
Soldiers scan for snipers in Mosul, Iraq in 2008. Steve Lannen / Lexington Herald-Leader / MCT
Soldiers scan for snipers in Mosul, Iraq in 2008. Steve Lannen / Lexington Herald-Leader / MCT

Obama to extend Iraq withdrawal timetable; 50,000 troops to stay

February 27, 2009 6:00 AM