In this Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011 photo, a worker, right, measures the temperature of a vat at a small milk products factory in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. The U.S.-led ... more 
In this Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011 photo, a worker, right, measures the temperature of a vat at a small milk products factory in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. The U.S.-led invasion eight years ago provided an opportunity to liberate Iraqis not only from Saddam Hussein's oppression, but also from a command-and-control economy dependent on oil revenues. But when the last U.S. troops withdraw from Iraq by the end of the year, they will leave behind a nation in which widespread corruption, bureaucratic hurdles and electricity shortages continue to stifle the economy. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Hadi Mizban
Tue, Oct 18, 2011 11:48 AM EDT