“Thousands of unemployed Iraqis, including numerous university graduates, remain jobless, while laborers from East Asia are brought in to work in the oilfields and refineries,” protester Mansour Hussein told Anadolu Agency. Iraqis in Basra protest reliance on foreign oil workers This is everything that is wrong with rebuilding. Everything. You have to put people back to work or it goes nowhere. You wind up with a lot of disenfranchised folks and invite chaos.