On June 4, 2009, Romania soldiers march past Romanian President Traian Basescu, not pictured, during the End-of-Mission ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Adder near Nasiriyah, Iraq. (Staff Sgt. Brendan Stephens/Courtesy of the U.S. Army/MCT)
On June 4, 2009, Romania soldiers march past Romanian President Traian Basescu, not pictured, during the End-of-Mission ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Adder near Nasiriyah, Iraq. (Staff Sgt. Brendan Stephens/Courtesy of the U.S. Army/MCT) Staff Sgt. Brendan Stephens / Courtesy of the U.S. Army / MCT
On June 4, 2009, Romania soldiers march past Romanian President Traian Basescu, not pictured, during the End-of-Mission ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Adder near Nasiriyah, Iraq. (Staff Sgt. Brendan Stephens/Courtesy of the U.S. Army/MCT) Staff Sgt. Brendan Stephens / Courtesy of the U.S. Army / MCT

The 'coalition of the willing' in Iraq becomes an army of one

December 31, 2009 5:10 PM