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Originally posted by Jakomo
Actually, Iraq was one of the most ADVANCED, WESTERNIZED countries in all of the Middle East after Israel.
They've had running water for thousands of years in some places. Their civilization predates yours by, again, THOUSANDS of years. Civilization BEGAN there. Are you really that ignorant?
As for enjoying the trappings of modern civilization: Where do you get your info? Like I said, Iraq has always been on of the most modern of all Arabic countries. Google it.
Honestly, people's ignorance and arrogance is so disappointing sometimes.
[edit on 12-12-2005 by Jakomo]
Originally posted by skippytjc
Think its all Doom & Gloom in Iraq? Then you have been suckered by the media and the haters in general.
The truth is quite different. Here are some numbers to open your eyes: