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Dictatorship Is Not The Solution in Iraq

The Iraqi government has been playing off people’s fears of a security vacuum to take increasingly dictatorial measures aimed at consolidating power in the hands of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Civilians gather at the site of a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, September 5, 2013. At least 2 people were killed and 19 others injured in two separate car bomb attacks in Iraq's Kirkuk city, police and medics said. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed (IRAQ - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTX1389F
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Dictatorship is not the solution; this is obvious in all cases. It's inconceivable to think that dictatorship would be a solution, except in the case of some suggestions put forth in the Middle East — a region mired in its own contradictions, conflicts and social setbacks.

Here, in a country such as Iraq, there is talk of “dictatorial” solutions to the Iraqi crisis. This nation is dreaming of a savior — similar to Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi — to stage a coup and bring the crises back to ground zero.

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