Iraq Refugee: Were Elections A Mistake?(Pt. 1)| Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar | INTERNATIONAL | Rubin Report


Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar (human rights activist) about Iraq. What is Iraq like now? Is Iraq safe now? Is Iraq better now than it was under Saddam Hussein? Faisal answers these questions and shares his first-hand accounts of what life was like during the Iraq War for civilians. Faisal tells how invading Iraq has improved some situations, while making others worse. He talks about how it was safer in Iraq under Saddam, but a less free place for information and enlightenment values. He also shares how the current political situation is one of the untold failures of the Iraq War, and that democracy requires more than just fair elections.

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Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar
Human Rights Activist, Founder of Ideas Beyond Borders
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