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A Strongman for Iraq? Where can we find him?

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Submitted by Doris Fitzgerald (Australia), Apr 28, 2003 at 21:53

Dear Daniel

I strongly agree with your opinion that Iraq needs a strongman who can gradually transform it to democracry. You are right indeed that a population emerging 30 years from the dungeon cannot cope with democracy straight away. Democracy has to be learned, it is a gradual process of transformation.

The people of Iraq has to be taught of civil attitude, respect for themselves and others, and also to be taught what is the true meaning of Islam, to cultivate a sense of peace (within each other and to another) and harmony...

We were also thinking the same, but where can we find this strongman, who could lead Iraq in order? Where can we find this strong charactered-person who has a true commitment to Islam and possesses a true sense of liberality? Would someone find him quickly!

Thank you for listening.

Doris Fitzgerald
Sydney, Australia


PS: I hope President Bush and PM Blair have read your opinion. It is a very sensible one and spot on! Exactly the opinion they need.

NB: This comment is of the writer's opinion only, according to observation - without prejudice.
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