Azizur Rahman Murshed
Positive Changes in Afghanistan and Iraq
How long can one country stay enemies with one another? The countries of Afghanistan and Iraq have been in war, on and off, with the United States since the late 1980s. Situations have escalated to a much more serious level since then, and have died down recently. In September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked by a terrorist network known as Al Qaeda. Thousands died due to this horrendous event that took place in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The United States and its allies refuted on the night of October 7, 2001, bombarding Afghanistan, then later took a shot in Iraq for threats that had been delivered towards the United States. I strongly believe that the United States is making a positive impact on the citizens of Afghanistan and Iraq because: the living conditions have changed for the better, Afghan and Iraqi families are getting security, and the United States is promising a brighter tomorrow for the countries.
After U.S. Military and its allies went into Afghanistan and Iraq, they slowly started making changes to the living conditions for the locals. The locals were living in “hard times” according the Wolf Blitzer of CNN. People lived in huts, and some people lived on the streets. The United States and the United Nations set up safe havens for all the locals. Not only were people safe, but they had food, water and shelter. After the bombings and attacks the United States and the United Nations brought upon the countries, leaving people homeless and without any source of food, it was a small way to show them that they were not there to hurt them, they were there to make situations and living and life better for them. In time, the U.S. and U.N. made small communities for the locals to live in, and live without worries of attacks by the local terrorist groups.
In these Middle Eastern countries, there are many terrorist networks. They are known to raid local...