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    US poised to end Iraq combat mission as bloodshed spikes

    US forces are set to end their combat mission in Iraq within days despite an upsurge in deadly attacks that has raised doubts about the conflict-torn country's ability to defend itself against insurgents. Recent months have seen a spate of car bombings and shootings targeting Iraqi forces as the war torn country still wrestles to form a new government six months after the general election.Duration: 02:03