And thus it is a perfect model for integrating the MB into a democratized Egypt. Fundamentalist Islamic groups exist side by side with moderate and secular groups making up the polity.I dont think you realize there are problems with freedoms and equality which have contributed to this number. Sadr and his Islamic ilk (Maliki) are not interested in expanding freedoms.
There are risks. But the point is that opposition voices are heard.There is a high cost for those who speak out against the government.
nrc.nl - International - Features - Free speech behind armoured doors in Iraq
It's a mixed bag, but getting better all the time.And i have stated repeatedly why it most certainly is not. It benefited Iraqis yet the costs of the war and the rise in certain extremist factions has only eroded there quality of life further. There is nothing about the Iraqi state of being in terms of society and politics and even economics that one would dare aspire too. That is the sad truth.
Sure it does. Iraq is growing.It says nothing about the situation in Iraq, i am afraid. The driving force behind this growth is probably Kirkuk anyway.