Free-Market Dreams for Iraq Yield to Stagnant Reality 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.
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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

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.