Iraq Economy Booming - despite war...or is our news slanted ?
Newsweek reports (as others have w/little media attention) the
fact Iraqs economy is booming. Has been. Continues to.
As usual, they report this AFTER the election.
Didn't want to give any semblence of good news BEFORE the
They did the same thing with the AFghanistan news, that most
supported the change, the war results ,and the new govt.
Thanks for that unbiased coverage again Newsweek.
Millions and millions of Iraqis are forming businesses, making new
jobs, creating wealth, and living better than before.
How is that?
Could it be despite the targeted attacks in specific areas, the
nation as a whole is not at war. Is not falling apart. Never has
Carnage is all we see 24/7.
Yet, it's carnage largely done for our cameras and our evening
news consumption. It will go on for years, as it has done in several
other young nations like India and Turkey, etc.
I'm not discounting the problems of the Iraq War at this phase. I
know there are serious and deadly issues involved. But, much like
the Katrina coverage, it's been all one sided, and giving people the
impression it is all doom and gloom and hopeless. Fact is New Orleans
is now suffering from lack of business attention because people think
the town is under water, not livable, no one is there...and that's not
true. Hasn't been since a few months after the flooding. They're
desperate to get people there.
In Iraq, they have people working and building and moving forward
despite what the Iranian-Syrian backed terrorists are doing...killing