Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Why we fight

A year ago Alan Greenspan wrote "I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil" in his memoir, The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World .
If that is true, then maybe we've lost the war in Iraq...
Iraq Cancels Six No-Bid Oil Contracts
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/11/world/middleeast/11iraq.html

By ANDREW E. KRAMER and CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
Published: September 10, 2008
An Iraqi plan to award six no-bid contracts to Western oil companies, which came under sharp criticism from several United States senators this summer, has been withdrawn, participants in the negotiations said on Wednesday...

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