As Iraq's security forces reclaimed the cities from US troops, attention turns to the mammoth task ahead.
Despite upsurge in violence, US says conditions for withdrawal from major cities have been met.
As the June 30 deadline for a US pullout from major cities approaches, it's back to nation-building Iraqi-style.
Alarm bells sound as US troops continue their withdrawal from major cities ahead of a June 30 deadline.
Obama vows to fulfill campaign promises to end combat operations in Iraq, but questions mount about what needs to be done before a pullout.
American Gen. Raymond Odierno on Al Qaeda's last urban stronghold in Iraq.
Iraq prepares for U.S. troop pullout and takes tentative steps out of the shadow of war.
As the smoke clears on Iraq's provincial election, and results point to a win by incumbent Maliki, uncertainty remains.
Iraqis understand what Americans do not.