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Maybe Iraqis weren't suited for Democracy... Yet.

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Submitted by Hans (Indonesia), Apr 5, 2010 at 14:05

As you all knew... democracy isn't the only form of government. Yes, it is the MOST idealistic type yet. But as history suggest, not all nations performs with its full potential under the guide of democracy. And certainly not all country could became like the US.... Take a look at China for instance, they are outright totalitarian communist at start... then gradually became more capitalist and somewhat democratic in recent years... and they do a lot better than most democratic countries in their vicinity. Therefore, like the man on the "Green Zone"'s ending sequence said... Let the Iraqis find their way...


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