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Originally posted by MikeboydUS
The war is over. We won.
Iraq is as stable as Israel, Iran, Turkey, or Egypt. Its more stable than Pakistan or India.
Originally posted by MikeboydUS
reply to post by brill
Iraq was at times more stable under Saddam than now. It wasn't always like that don't forget the Shiite and Kurdish insurgencies in Saddam's era.
Iraq for a mid eastern country is fairly stable now. Turkey, Israel, Egypt, and even Iran all have suicide bombings every year.
The news has been busy showing Afghanistan other than the few suicide bombings recently in Iraq. US combat operations have pretty much ceased. If your talking about the wikileaks video that was from 2007.
[edit on 18/4/10 by MikeboydUS]
And Iran being an example. Cut the crap. If you'd have been there, alike me, you would know how that extremist regime treats its people. Perhaps if you are some zealot Muslim extremist you would consider that to be good, but the vast majority of this earth certainly doesn't. Economically neither. The average Joe in Iran has a very hard time to make a normal living.
ew suicide bombings recently
Blasts in Baghdad killed 35 people and came against a backdrop of political instability.
10 Apr 2010 ... Three bombings in northern Iraq killed six people Saturday, including one child.
26 Jan 2010 ... On the second consecutive day of major suicide bombings in Iraq, top US Gen. Raymond Odierno says Al Qaeda in Iraq had changed focus in the ...
At least 30 dead in Iraq triple suicide bombing | World news ...
3 Mar 2010 ... Election preparations overshadowed as provincial capital hit by deadliest attack for weeks.
BBC News - Al-Qaeda in Iraq group claims embassy bombings
9 Apr 2010 ... A militant group linked to al-Qaeda in Iraq says it was behind attacks in Baghdad on Sunday which killed 40 people.
Iraq bombings kill 43 in Karbala - Los Angeles Times
6 Feb 2010 ... A double bombing Friday in the southern Iraqi city of Karbala killed at least 43 people and wounded more than 140 others as hundreds of ...
Iraq bombing kills at least 20 as pilgrims converge on Karbala ...
3 Feb 2010 ... BAGHDAD -- At least 20 people were killed and 117 were wounded Wednesday in an explosion just outside the southern Iraqi city of Karbala, ...
bush bush bush. Bush isn't in charge anymore obama is and we're still there. How are you liking your Hope & Change?
Well the US is withdrawing from Iraq this coming summer anyway. Afghanistan...fuggedaboutit!!
Nope we tried European form of governance, didn't work remember, but ofcours you don't remember..
A system which works in Europe doesn't necessarily work somewhere else, there is a reason for that.. Let me explain..
See it took Europe centuries to create that system specifically for its people, it worked, although a lot of problems exists, there is still some form of stability within European territories..
That system won't work in the middle east.. Different people, different culture, different religion, different view of the world, different geography, etc etc..
If you create a system which works in Window Operating System, it doesn't won't work in Linux? Why do you suppose>?