Iraq To Who Will Ever Listen

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    At this time it is not more American military troops than are needed in Iraq. We need to broaden the mix of players in the reconstruction in Iraq. The United States must down size their military role and increase their diplomatic and humanitarian role. This can only happen if Iraq’s neighboring nations can play a larger diplomatic role in this effort. A consensus plan must be reach on a multilateral level with the recently displaced international Iraqi refugees taking a leading role.

    Since the United States-Britain military victory in Iraq in the very beginning of the war, the living conditions for the Iraqi people has been steadily going down hill. This trend must be revised before there will be any peace or security in Iraq. Only by broadening the diplomatic and humanitarian channels will things improve on the ground in Iraq. The organizing and training of the displaced international Iraqi refugees with the support of the international community of nations will create new channels of opportunities for Iraq. Iraq needs the recently displace Iraqi refugees (over one million new Iraq refugees have left Iraq since the beginning of the war) to return home in an organized manor to help rebuild Iraq.

    Only the Iraqi people can handle and deal with any internal politic struggle and strife within Iraq. The international community nations and NGO’s can only help those Iraq people that want to help in the reconstruction of Iraq. Rebuilding a nation such as Iraq can only happen starting at the bottom working your way up. As is in the case of so many of the problems in the world today, the statistics and charts are going the wrong way. Only by changing the direction of the charts and decreasing the number of unemployed Iraqi people. Including the number of Iraqi civilians that are being killed as well as the number of Iraqi people fleeing their homes and county. At this time 100,000 Iraqi people are being driven out of their homes on a mouthy basis. Then and only then will peace and security have a chance to prosper and grow in Iraq.
     
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    That makes perfect sense, good point, and a plan needs to be put forth.

    I understand your statement, but without the military, can the diplomatic, and humanitarian aspects be expected to have a chance to work?

    I suppose, to a degree, you've addressed part of my concern, but reaching a "consensus" in the Middle East, is that realistic?

    I DON'T subscribe to that way of thinking, but I'll still listen

    The "refugees" that HAVE left Iraq, for the most part, are the wealthy, and yes, getting them back would be an important step in turning the heat down.

    To my understanding, this very thing is taking place, not on a wide scale, but it IS happening.

    Certainly a good point to bring up.

    Your right, but yet your also wrong. Iraq is a fractured country, NOT because of the invasion by the coalition, but its just the history of the land. The Iraqi people have had centuries to work out their problems, I'm not sure they CAN work them out by themselves. But, being a Westerner, what the hell do I know about it anyway.

    Boy, you certainly said a mouth full there, and I completely agree.

    Don't you think this is exactly what is being attempted in Iraq TODAY?

    Thoughtful post.:eusa_think:
     
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    What we need to do is to cut the Iranian regime off from supporting any more "insurgents". Ideally without going to war with Iran, but whatever is necessary.
     
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    How? I'm not being facetious, just really don't see a way. The border is long.
     
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    Again, its about BOARDERS, but YES, I totally agree.:clap2:
     
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    Again, someone needs to explain to me why two rows of razor wire 400 yards apart and a free fire zone in between will NOT make a secure border.
     
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    Well that would take someone with more tactics knowledge than myself. ;)
     
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    Too bad the facts don't support your assertion. Other than that, your opinions are basically crap.
     
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    One can only surmise that since this would be so easy to do, has been done in past wars when desired, and it has not been done, that it is therefore not desired. The overall strategy must therefore be to draw Iran into the war. The fact that Iran has been an enemy of the US since the Jimminy Carter days, have threatened Israel with annihilation, and are at the verge of nuclear capability, all point to this same conclusion.
     
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    Yeah thats the big question. Never said I knew how to do it. Just saying thats what needs to be done. However, Considering our lack of ability to protect our own border i dont see us protecting the Iraq border anytime soon.
     

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