"Peace is better. Why should all the children die - I hope there will be no war.
"One day I'd like to be a doctor to help the children of Iraq."
At the moment Ahmed is enjoying a few days off school as part of a Muslim holiday, playing games like football on the streets.
But he's also aware that soon he might have to stop playing out with his pals, because the US and Britain are talking about going to war with Iraq.