Iraq-getting better?

How is security in Iraq in recent weeks?


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at768

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Perhaps , maybe , the US should never have been there , maybe ?
Just sayin. Call me a nutter but imo , the US was part of the problem.
Dontcha think ?
It would have been better if the U.S. wasn't there in the first place, but their pull out was done in too hastly of a manner. They should have been in charge of military training of the Iraqi Army and over a few years start putting Iraqi's in charge until they have enough competent people for the U.S. to leave.
 


Crazy horse 6

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Should never had have been there in the first place. Leave the middle east to sort it's own s h it out.
 

Analyzer

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From reading the quote, it seems that they are having another "buildup to intervention".

Obama is doing the right thing, trying to resolve a sensible strategy. McCain would probably have wasted a fortune siding with one faction after another at this stage, if he was Pres.
 

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From reading the quote, it seems that they are having another "buildup to intervention".

Obama is doing the right thing, trying to resolve a sensible strategy. McCain would probably have wasted a fortune siding with one faction after another at this stage, if he was Pres.
What? Obama has no strategy except sit there and wait for something to happen.
 

Thac0man

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Tempted to chose 'Better', but that is too sunny a term. It is only true to say that the war is entering into a new phase, where things could get a lot better. Kurdistan is what it is, for the situation to get better some Sunni tribes living under ISIS, must get a life line. And that depends on the new Iraqi governments format and agenda. Shia militia who 'helped' the Iraqi army retake Amerli, are pretty sure they did it all on their owneo. And if it is understandable that local Sunni villagers deserted the area because of fighting, that their houses were subsequently daubed with Shia banners is worrying. There is a difficult road ahead to get a representative Iraq re-established.

Shia militia campaigned slyly for their own cleansing policies during Al Malaki's time. Until they are reined in and it is clear the Iraqi army is in proper control, things for Iraq will be 'the same'.
 

luvmycountry

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I think you need to look beyond the borders of Iraq at this point.
In Libya a Filipino non Muslim was beheaded, his only crime being that he was not Muslim.

So no, it is getting worse not better.
 

firefly123

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You all realise this thread is nearly 10 years old.

Iraq was up sh1t creek then. It is slightly further up it now
 

Analyzer

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Where is that "Mission Accomplished" photo ?

The whole saga has been a disaster from start to finish. And it looks like the unity of Iraq is over. The Kurds want to break away. Ankara is opposed to this.
 

jcdf

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The immediate state of security in Iraq in the recent weeks is in no way indicative of the future state of security. So I answered 'The Same' in the above poll.

How anyone could dream that the state of Iraq or it's neighbours could influence, let alone diminish, any of the civilizations is beyond me.
 


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