With the last of the US troops trickling out of Iraq, the sentiment on the streets in the country varies from town to town. In Fallujah, or what’s left of it, the relief at the exit of occupation forces comes tempered by the massive destruction wrought during 2004 attacks on the city, with the death toll and the ruins across the mostly Sunni city an ugly reminder of the US impact on the nation for years to come.
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