A monkey eats nuts on top of its owner's car on December 3, 2011 in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq is transitioning nearly nine years after the 2003 U.S. invasion and subsequent occupation. American forces are now in the midst of the final stage of withdrawal from the war-torn country. At least 4,485 U.S. military personnel died in Iraq while more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians died from war-related violence, according to the Iraq Body Count.
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