The Takeaway Edit this Published in The Takeaway Top of the Hour: Obama's Oval Office Speech on Iraq; Morning Headlines Listen 4 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/takeaway/#file=/audio/json/93159/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend President Barack Obama reads his speech to photographers after delivering an address to the nation on the end of combat operations in Iraq from the Oval Office on August 31, 2010 (Nicholas Kamm / Getty) i Last night, President Obama gave a speech from the Oval Office to commemorate the end of the combat missioin in Iraq. That and this morning's top headlines.