Swords of Qādisīyah monument in Iraq

U.S. soldiers walk near the Swords of Qādisīyah, also called the Hands of Victory, in Baghdad on March 5, 2009. The arch commemorates then Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's declaration of victory over Iran in the Iran-Iraq war, a war which is widely considered a stalemate. (UPI Photo/Ali Jasim)

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