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Paul Bremer, the top U.S. civilian administrator in Iraq, said "there is no question we have control over the country."
"I know if you just report on those few places, it does look chaotic," Bremer said on CNN's "American Morning." "But if you travel around the country, what you find is a bustling economy, people opening businesses right and left, unemployment has dropped.
"The story of the house that doesn't burn down is not much of a story in the news," he said. "The story of the house that does burn down is news."