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In which respect does Iraq have very shallow roots as a nation? Explain how this feature has constituted an obstacle to the country’s political and economic development?
Since the inception of Iraq as a country, many people have been considering it as a country of uncertainties and of constant turmoil. Before the occurrence of World War 1, Iraq was considered a region under the stewardship of the Ottoman Empire. The British government during in 1916 made a pact with local leaders to help the allied powers during the WW1 and in return, the allied powers would support the creation of an Arabic state after the war only if the Arabs would rise up and engage in warfare against the Ottomans. According to Bernhardsson (2005), asserts that the Arabs later fulfilled part of the deal they had with the British and in return the British reneged on their promise to the Arabs leading to feelings of betrayal amongst the Arabs.………
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