The Washington Post: Iraqis are optimistic after 7 months of the withdrawal of U.S. military

The Washington Post: Iraqis are optimistic after 7 months of the withdrawal of U.S. military

Date: Monday 06/08/2012 10:22

 Baghdad / Washington Post
newspaper said the “Washington Post” of America that, despite the survival of the manifestations of the war in the streets of Baghdad, whether obvious buildings destroyed or walls faded and barbed wire, but life seems back to normal after seven months of U.S. troops leave the country , but was overshadowed by a sense of optimism about the capital of the future.

And painted paper scenery of the daily lives of Iraqis, this is a woman wearing a black abaya and waving to the car “limousine” go there for her, as were a number of children next to them Mohaddessin a fuss, to stand at a distance of a man who seemed puzzled and confused at first, but soon felt pleased, “Everyone smile “, says the newspaper.
and went on to say that the cars “Humvee” military was a symbol of the American war in Iraq, but the cars Humvees civil started is now at a time when Iraq regains its health small space that is enjoyed by the Iraqis not to be afraid.
“Yes. , these cars were a symbol of war, but now have come to represent our joy, “says Abdul Karim Mohammed, factor in the government, during the inspection of troops to the bridal car, which he rented at $ 400 to convey by his son.
and said, “The Washington Post,” The Iraqis feel optimistic about their future after seven months of the departure of U.S. troops and despite the horrors of war they have suffered over the past decade, and the back of this optimism is evident in housing development, and the rebuilding of commercial centers, hospitals, and shops that have closed for years, and returned to the street vendors, ice cream, as she returned “bus” famous red.
But every step forward is still accompanied by constantly shedding of blood, brutality and corruption, although the violence has ebbed and the pace dramatically in recent times, but people still die because of the bombings and arms every day.
Although oil production and revenues increased a lot and started back to the level normal in the era of former president, Saddam Hussein, but the government does not provide the basics of life such as schools, clean water and electricity in the summer days that reach the temperature to 50 degrees Celsius.
Source: almadapaper