Good news from Iraq
Here's a well-balanced account on how it looks like in Iraq today. The author - a conservative scholar - writes about different positive aspects of daily life in New Iraq: a booming economy, a growing per-capita income, a democratic build-up, polls, and even an increase in number of cell-phones, etc. Excerpt:
"(...) Ordinary Iraqis are financially better off now than they were at any time in the past two decades. According to World Bank and International Monetary Fund estimates, per capita income has doubled since 2003. Iraq's per capita gross domestic product is today almost twice that of Yemen and nearing that of Egypt and Syria, hardly a sign of failure in a country in which, just three years ago, antiwar groups insisted children were starving en masse.(...)"That's to all who'd prefer to see Iraq still under Saddam's rule.
(Via A New European)