Ameri British newspaper: reforms lie because they do not solve our economic crisis
Translation: Ahmed Alaa
al - Amiri, secretary general of the Badr Organization, and the most prominent field commander in the ranks of the popular crowd, brighten his star after being captured militants Daash the city of Mosul in the summer of 2014. the
popular crowd, this newly formed military institution is considered a matter of always controversial in Iraq, but from another angle it is reliable in many military operations. Even Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, says he 'salways trying to address the crises that appear in the horizon, by giving space to the leaders of the popular crowd at the handle, making the latter has the advantage of the middle of a country awash with political frustration. The
government is trying today to avoid economic collapse amid lower oil prices and growing popular discontent, with government officials in the implementation of political reforms advocated by the audience longs for anend to corruption and selecting capable officials to build a corruption - free Iraqi state fails.
in the meantime, highlights the units the popular crowd, amid political scream, as a champion, according towhat it deems the Iraqi Shiites , who see it as a deterrent force was able to put an end to regulate Daash, while crossing Iraqi politicians, as well as Western diplomats, for fear of the leaders and the leaders of thepopular crowd to be units of the popular crowd, successful politician block, it can eventually manipulate the power dynamics in the country.
critics believe that the political role of the leaders of the popular crowd could worsen sectarian tensions in thecountry, on the grounds they were the day 's biggest Shiite armed force in the country.
Ameri is not new to the political scene, he was a minister in the government of Nouri al - Maliki , the second in 2010 in 2014. Despite the positions Tsenmha Ameri as well as his membership in the Iraqi parliament, but it seems today more powerful and influential than ever before, Vmalsqath fill the streets and battlefields, not to mention that his parliamentary bloc received the Iraqi Ministry of Interior File Manager.
He says Amiri "There is not a single block strongly popular crowd , and there is no effective hand such as thepopular crowd. "
before the US occupation of Iraq in 2003, he was secretary - general of the Badr Organisation , fought theformer regime of Iran, as well as the role of the League of the Righteous movement and Hezbollah Brigades who were resisting the occupation, according to their expression.
it is believed Iraqi , that the units of the popular crowd, you want to be more like forces of Iran 'sRevolutionary Guards or the elite forces , who are often more powerful than the state.
Ameri, he met with the newspaper "Alvanninnchal Times" in the living room inside the heavily fortified green Zone blocks of concrete, because it is home to the Iraqi state offices and the headquarters of foreign embassies and political elites in Iraq.
faces today Prime Minister al - Abadi, the problem of how to form a government of technocrats, as Amiri says in this regard, that "any repairs carried out by al - Abadi is a lie, because these reforms will not help Iraq to solve its economic crisis afflicting ".oary observers, that the participation of the popular crowd at the elections in 2018, may face significant obstacles. And on the participation of the popular crowd in the liberation ofMosul process, Amiri insisted on participating , despite objections by the Iraqi military leaders and theinternational coalition forces who feared the excesses of armed groups Alhieih.ooodh Ameri , saying " theprocess of liberalization of Mosul, where we will play a key role, because we will work on the strategy (Isolation and surround) the city to allow for local fighters enter , and edit ".oicol Ameri that the lack ofconfidence in the European and American popular crowd, it is because they have the blessing of thegovernment since 2014. He criticized the "Western public opinion called militants Daash fighters, as if they were fighters are honest, while we fight under the umbrella of the government and weapons of the state and its resources, they call us militias, and the reason for this is that the popular crowd of Shiites . " In his talk Ameri pointed to the head of an article USA Barack Obama recently published in an American newspaper, which he criticized as Saudi Arabia, described the Iraqi fighters Balhajan. Indicating by saying , "I do not agree with US policies, but Obama what he said was true."
Earlier this month, the US consul visited in Basra wounded in the popular crowd, and here Ameri expressed the hope that there will be a change in Western policy and look to People crowd as an official of the Iraqi state power.