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Free-Market Dreams for Iraq Yield to Stagnant Reality

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Free-Market Dreams for Iraq Yield to Stagnant Reality

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Free-Market Dreams for Iraq Yield to Stagnant Reality

Free-Market Dreams for Iraq Yield to Stagnant Reality

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Efforts to revive Iraq's industrial sector are seen as key to resolving the country's unemployment crisis and continued insurgency. But despite the United States' goal of converting Iraq into a free-market model for the Middle East, industry there is worse off now than before the war. Hear NPR's Anne Garrels.