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Argument: Democracy not possible in Iraq, so why stay?

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Sheikh Ismail al-Qargoly, head of the Qargol tribe, said in 2007 to Al Jazeera, "I will be honest with you; democracy will not work in Iraq. If and when the US military withdraws, Iraqis will realise that only a dictator with an iron fist can put down the fighting and bring security."[1] This can be taken to mean that any efforts in Iraq are hopeless and so should be ended.

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