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NBC's Richard Engel answers your questions about Iraq

After nearly nine years of war and occupation, the final U.S. troops left Iraq Thursday.

Richard Engel, NBC News' Chief Foreign News Correspondent, covered the war from the start. Earlier today he answered reader questions about the U.S. withdrawal and what it means for the future of Iraq.

Please replay the chat below to see his responses.

Recent reports from Richard:

Post-U.S. Iraq: Welcome to Shia-stan 

Today Show video: U.S. troops leave Iraq

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