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Iraq 10 years on: Visiting Baghdad's book market

18 March 2013 Last updated at 13:09 GMT

The moment the statue of Saddam Hussein fell to the ground in Firdus Square was hailed as the beginning of the end of his regime.

As the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war approaches Ben Brown went back to ask if the violence, lasting almost nine years had been worth it.