Reasons For The Country Of Iraq

1505 WordsOct 27, 20147 Pages
This essay is going to cover the country of Iraq. Due to my experience with three deployments to this country, I have found its history very interesting. I will share knowledge and facts about the Country, culture and military. This country has an astounded religious and cultural history documented. I believe Iraq was once self sufficient because of its Dictator however a great threat to the world. Sometimes I am very puzzled how we successfully invaded the country and changed their government from a Bathes dictatorship to a multicultural, multiethnic democratically elected government. Based on my personnel opinion I believe that Iraq will never be a self-sufficient Country if its government remains democratical until the…show more content…
(Encyclopedia of the Nations) During the summer, in the low terrain the temperature is usually very hot and dry but in the mountains where the elevation changes in the north and east parts of country the temperature is often cooler. Winter will bring cooler weather to southern Iraq along with rain however; northern Iraq can get extremely cold. (World Travel Guild) One of Iraq’s main topographical features known are the Euphrates River and the Tigris River that flow from the Turkish and Syrian Arab Republic borders in the north to the Gulf in the south. Northeast Iraq consists of mountainous terrain while the country in the west is arid desert. The soil surrounding the two rivers is fertile; but because they lack an effective irrigation system areas around the rivers have flooded and created areas of marshland. (World Travel Guild) Iraq religiously recognized as the cradle of civilization. Mesopotamia the center of civilization on the planet. The land of Iraq is historical recognized, because it is where the first law, the Hammurabi code, enacted in Babylon thousands of years ago. It is where the seventh wonder of the world, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, is located. It is important culturally because Iraq was the center of the Islamic Empire (Khilafat), and Arab civilization for hundreds of years. Iraq is where culture and science blossomed. Religiously, there remains the oldest established church in the world, The Church of the East, founded
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