Thursday, November 24, 2005

The Spoils of War

CLICK TO READ: t r u t h o u t - The Spoils of War - By Philip Thornton, The Independent UK

Looks like some of us were right all along about the reason for going to war in Iraq and it sure wasn't to "spread freedom". No, my friends, it was oil. And the jockeying for control and power and gluttony over Iraqi oil is in full force.
CLICK TO READ: t r u t h o u t - Iraqis Miss Oil Fortune: Report - Australian Financial Review

According to a social and environmental group, up to $194 billion in Iraqi oil revenues are going to multinational oil companies under long-term contracts--and NOT to the Iraqi people.

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