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Finding an Equivalent Model to Rebuild Iraq

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Finding an Equivalent Model to Rebuild Iraq

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Finding an Equivalent Model to Rebuild Iraq

Finding an Equivalent Model to Rebuild Iraq

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Central and Eastern European countries can offer useful advice to Iraq, based on their post-communist transition to democracy and free enterprise. Analysts say U.S. officials used the models of Japan and Germany in Iraq's reconstruction. But Central and East European countries emerging from communism may have more in common with Iraq. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.