It seems obvious that the bombing of this sacred site was an effort to antagonize Shi'ite Muslims in Iraq, but many experts think that the reasons for the bombing go deeper than simple hatred between Sunnis and Shi'ites. Most think that the attack was a deliberate effort to engulf Iraq in civil war. Thus, some think that al-Qaeda may have been ultimately responsible. I have two question for those who've followed this story. First, who do you think was responsible for the bombing? And second, is it really important that Iraq remain one country?
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firstly i dont agree al quadee or whatsoever is responsible for this but i think America which is trying to incite different minds into a chaos in order to remain longer in iraq by pretexting the chaos. thats what i think.if the chaos is over they ll be no pretext to remain in iraq for Usa.

as for the second matter, iraq should really remain one part as they have been so far.but why?wont be peace if iraq divide into sperate groups in terms of nations or sects?as far as i am concerned it is impossible.

even if there ll be a chance to do so , there ll be nothing but blood in order to make this. everyone wants what they deserve according to selves.

if we look at the history of iraq, according to census at the time Kanuni Sultan Suleyman in Ottoman Empire there were 6558 Turks and 54 Kurt in kerkuk. after 1965 the predominantly Turkish populations were obligated to emigrate and the percentage was reduced to %65 in 1981. but today especially after the demise of Saddam , Kurts plundered the everything belongs to Turks and Arabs and according to Talabani and Barzani Turks constitute at most %10 of Kerkuk and Musul population.and %2 of all Iraqi population.

this is just an aspect to matter. no one wants to share anything especially on these abundant places. Kurts,Arabs,Americans and Turks, everyone has an eye on these lands. so if there ll be a share on iraq there ll be nothing but blood as i said. thats why i dont want a divided iraq in future.

regards.
Janissaryfirstly i dont agree al quadee or whatsoever is responsible for this but i think America which is trying to incite different minds into a chaos in order to remain longer in iraq by pretexting the chaos. thats what i think.if the chaos is over they ll be no pretext to remain in iraq for Usa.

Janissary--
I think that if you had an idea about how the issue of Iraq is being received by the American people these days, you would have to take back that statement. This latest development only adds pressure for us to get out of Iraq, not the other way around. I don't have a reaction to anything else you've said, but I do think this statement conveys a fundamental misunderstanding of public opinion within the US.

Regards--
Lazarus
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firstly i dont agree al quadee or whatsoever is responsible for this but i think America which is trying to incite different minds into a chaos in order to remain longer in iraq by pretexting the chaos. thats what i think.if the chaos is over they ll be no pretext to remain in iraq for Usa.
In response to this, let me just say that I totally agree with Lazarus. Trust us Janissary, Americans want out of Iraq as fast as reasonably possible.


even if there ll be a chance to do so , there ll be nothing but blood in order to make this. everyone wants what they deserve according to selves.

if we look at the history of iraq, according to census at the time Kanuni Sultan Suleyman in Ottoman Empire there were 6558 Turks and 54 Kurt in kerkuk. after 1965 the predominantly Turkish populations were obligated to emigrate and the percentage was reduced to %65 in 1981. but today especially after the demise of Saddam , Kurts plundered the everything belongs to Turks and Arabs and according to Talabani and Barzani Turks constitute at most %10 of Kerkuk and Musul population.and %2 of all Iraqi population.

Good points. Let me just say that I'm not necessarily suggesting that Iraq should be dissolved into separate nations, only that it's something which should be considered. I mean, let's face it, the current state of 'Iraq' was essentially a contrivance of the British and the League of Nations. There was no real consideration given to the ethnic and religious makeup of the region when the borders were drawn from former Ottoman territories.

As for your point that territoral disputes would erupt over who has rights to what land if the country were divided, I would say that it is a very likely possibility. However, considering all the bloodshed now occurring daily in that country, it's hard for me to imagine that such disputes could actually elevate the level of violence. There might be new reasons for the people of that country to fight one another, but I could imagine the bloodshed actually waning overall.

actually i am not sure about your points. i agree many American people want get out of iraq i know but i dont beleive the government thinks so. lets look what i have found.



"Do you think the U.S. should keep military troops in Iraq until the situation has stabilized, or do you think the U.S. should bring its troops home as soon as possible?"

CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll. Feb. 9-12, 2006.

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Keep
Troops

Bring Home
Unsure

%
%
%

2/1-5/06
50
46
4

1/4-8/06
48
48
4

12/7-11/05
49
46
5

10/6-10/05
47
48
5

9/8-11/05
51
45
4

7/13-17/05
52
43
5

6/8-12/05
50
46
4

2/16-21/05
55
42
3

1/5-9/05
54
41
5

12/1-16/04

56
40
4

10/15-19/04
57
36
7

9/8-13/04
54
40
6

8/5-10/04
54
42
4

7/8-18/04
53
43
4
Well, I didn't mean that Americans want simply to pull out of Iraq and give up on the country (that's why I used the word "reasonably"). The idea is indeed to get out as fast as possible... after making sure that Iraqi authorities have control over the country. I think that most Americans agree our country at least owes them that much. Look at the current situation. If Americans were to entirely pull out of Iraq tomorrow, the country would collapse onto itself.
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YoungCalifornian If Americans were to entirely pull out of Iraq tomorrow, the country would collapse onto itself.
i am painfully aware of that fact yc. but at that case another matter comes to my mind. if everything is as you said and America is merely keeping their troops in iraq to make iraqis control over their country, why they dont leave the country to United Nations as it has happened in such cases so far?(dont say to me in iraq there are soldiers from many countries as you know,they are nonfunctional besides thousands of american solders)if the problem was really Saddam only, well done. he is over.anyway , actually i have already the answer.
Janissary
YoungCalifornian If Americans were to entirely pull out of Iraq tomorrow, the country would collapse onto itself.
i am painfully aware of that fact yc. but at that case another matter comes to my mind. if everything is as you said and America is merely keeping their troops in iraq to make iraqis control over their country, why they dont leave the country to United Nations as it has happened in such cases so far?(dont say to me in iraq there are soldiers from many countries as you know,they are nonfunctional besides thousands of american solders)if the problem was really Saddam only, well done. he is over.anyway , actually i have already the answer.

Hi Janissary--
It's my understanding that at this point many of the countries represented in the UN have absolutely no desire to go into Iraq. With the current climate there, I guess I can understand that. If you're asking why the UN wasn't more heavily involved right from the start, IMO, Bush played a power trip. It certainly wasn't the first poor decision made by Bush.
Again, Bush wants to stay in Iraq. That much is clear. But the statistics you posted are inaccurate, insofar as they reflect masses of unmotivated, almost "non"political individuals. I believe that the majority of citizens who have active voices in the political system here want us to get out of Iraq as soon as possible.

Lazarus
actually i dont know how much accurate the result of poll i have sent. but i forgot to say sth. also it is said about the poll that the poll is nationwide. but i dont know how they have done that poll on which individuals. as far as i know from what my teacher has told me, some parts of Usa are predominantly supporter of Bush but some are not.(i guess the south parts was the biggest supporters of Bush.conservatives maybe. i cant remember exactly.)already, i havent acuused any person but government.
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