CNA asked whether most Christians are in fact trying to leave Iraq.
Sr. Aman replied that there were over two million Christians in Iraq before the war.
"Right now we are 300,000 people there."
The security situation is so uncertain because some are "doing their best" to protect the country, while others "are working behind the scenes, taking a lot of effort to destroy the innocent people." Sr. Aman reported that terrorists sometimes even dress as police, making people even more doubtful about who to trust.
CNA asked what she would say to President Barack Obama if given the opportunity to speak with him about Iraqi Christians.
"Where is the freedom?" Sr. Aman replied.
"When the war started, it was to give the freedom to Iraqi people from the prior government. Where is the freedom now?"
The Iraqi sister added that she would also like to tell President Obama that the American people need to know the violence continues even though it isn't shown on television in the United States. The little bit of information about the real situation in Iraq that is in newspapers is not enough to tell the truth of the continuing violence, she said.
Sr. Aman recounted that under the previous government, people remained outside until 11 or 12 at night. After the invasion, they were afraid to be out later than 3 or 5 in the afternoon.
In the years after the invasion, the U.S. Army had freedom of movement, but Iraqi citizens did not.
In the Dominican sister's view, if other countries had wanted to help Iraq there were "many ways to approach it, not by violence or by war."
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She also thought Iraq's unprotected open borders after the U.S. invasion allowed other terrorists to enter the country.
Sr. Aman reflected further on what she would say to the American president.
"We are human beings, as you are here," she continued. "There are many, many, many, many people suffering in Iraq. Why? Aren't they human beings like here? Haven't they the right to live the life that God gave to all of his creatures?
"We are all God's creatures, His sons and daughters. Why is this happening to us?"
At present only five to six sisters remain at Sr. Aman's motherhouse in Mosul.
"Generally the sisters who are really living in the situation in Iraq, they are tired. The people are tired," she told CNA. "But they are doing their best to give hope, to accompany the Church, to accompany the Christians in their journey and hardship.