Originally Posted by Italian Guy
I don't think there will be any civil war in Iraq either now or later on, after elections.
The Shi'ites (65% of total pop) have a recognized leader and everything to gain from a stable situation. They are working WITH the Coalition troops for a democratic transition to take place.
yes they are working with the coalition there is no doubt there but what happens when the Coalition leaves and then the Shi'ites are left in power and the Insurgents rise up again? My take on the Whole Iraqi war is that the insurgents will HAVE to be erradicated / completely destroyed in order for the Iraqi government to have a good chance at fulfilling a democratic modeled govt.