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Mohammedridha Alaskari

Security Advisor, Nabors Industries

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Why does the security situation in Iraq remain as it is?

We need to focus on the real issues facing the Iraqi Security forces / departments to establish a good security conditions country-wide.

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  • Mar 21 2013: What is a country? What should a country be? Afghanistan has never really been a country, and everyone since Alexander the Great who went there has regretted being there. Iraq is hopefully different, but if some lines were drawn by an expert, and it were partitioned into three or four countries - wouldn't everyone be better off? The colonial powers made a real mess when they left places. The boundries for many states do not reflect religious and tribal reality. Humpty Dumpty set on a wall, etc. Isn't that the problem?

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