An Iraqi man stands on the head of a statue of Saddam Hussein as U.S. Marines occupy the center of Baghdad on April 10, 2003. But pockets of resistence remained in the northern part of the city and sniper fire could be heard everywhere. The war was far from over. (J.M. Eddins/The Washington Times)

An Iraqi man stands on the head of a statue of Saddam Hussein as U.S. Marines occupy the center of Baghdad on April 10, 2003. But pockets of resistence remained in the northern part of the city and sniper fire could be heard everywhere. The war was far from over. (J.M. Eddins/The Washington Times)