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** FILE ** Lt. Col. Les Melnyk, a U.S. military historian in Iraq, walks past a mural of the late Saddam Hussein in the Victory Base Complex in Baghdad on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. As the United States prepares to pull out its forces by Dec. 31, Hussein's palaces will be handed over to the Shiite-led Iraqi government that replaced the Sunni dictator. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Photo by: Khalid Mohammed
** FILE ** Lt. Col. Les Melnyk, a U.S. military historian in Iraq, walks past a mural of the late Saddam Hussein in the Victory Base Complex in Baghdad on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. As the United States prepares to pull out its forces by Dec. 31, Hussein's palaces will be handed over to the Shiite-led Iraqi government that replaced the Sunni dictator. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

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