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After the war that occurred in Iraq and the dictatorship that came along with it by Suddam Hussein, the United States government conducted themselves as the primary source of repairing the damage and rebuilding Iraq. During that time, the United States government was held by the Bush administration. After all the damage was so called “fixed”, the Iraq government was still left in shambles; civilians, American troops, and political leaders were still being murdered. According to Larry Diamond author of “What went wrong in Iraq”, there are multiple reasons that led to Iraq’s poor reconstruction. The problems consisted of security, national insecurity, being able to close the legitimacy gap, and building a government that all different races will accept. Iraq …show more content…
When America finally decided to go to war with Sadar forces it was just another cause to never ending violence that was occurring. Violence was still eminent in Iraq when the UN headquarters was blew up killing people inside it (Diamond pg.11). The creation of police forces in Iraq was the forefront of terrorists attack; terrorists took advantage of the fact that the police were poorly equipped and trained poorly, they were killed abruptly. The second problem was a shattered state. Before and after the war Iraq has always been split due to the different racial groups and their beliefs. Fixing the state was difficult due to the United States firm group on being in control of the reconstruction. Hardly allowing the UN to come forth and help out. The United State did not understand how politics worked in Iraq. So how does one rebuild a shattered state if one does not understand it quite fully? Iraq was still traumatized, but yet had a great support still of Suddam Hussein. The mistakes the American government in attempts to fixing Iraq was getting rid of the Iraqi army and allowing any leader who

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