Oil and the Iraq Withdrawl

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It is fitting that today's deadline for the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq's cities coincides with a meeting in Baghdad to auction off some of the country's largest oil fields to companies such as ExxonMobil, Chevron and British Petroleum.

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“Peace, Justice, Honesty, Adab”

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#63 Jul 9, 2009
Wilberhum wrote:
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You may not agree with the actions against Iraq. If fact I don't. I think it was the wrong choice is all aspects.
But to say "There was no "problem" in Iraq for George to go and fix." it just total stupidity.
You have to deny a thousand facts and think Saddam was a hero to blurt out such stupidity.
There is a nutter running North Korea. Why don't you send the marines in there?

What about Iran? Many think he is a nutter as well - so go on then you old goat - go and see to him as well.

Are you surprised that these nations want nukes? Don't worry, they will be mad enough to use them on you if you try - irrespective of how many of their own people die. It is not a deterrent for them. It is for you.

Regardless of how bad Sadaam was, US had no justification or right to go in there. The consequences were for ordainary people - Iraqis and kids in uniform recruited from the malls in the US. Shame you old goat. It is not patriotic to tell your government they are right when they are not. It is the whole idea behind "we the people". Don't you know this?

Since: Nov 08

Cologne- Germany

#64 Jul 9, 2009
Are there anyhuman being to post about the plight of N o natural disaster after some wekks, months, years?
How about cleaning one's own toilet before inculcating culture and ethic to a far off unknow country?

“The Defiant Dhimmi”

Since: Apr 08

Scholar of the Obvious

#65 Jul 10, 2009
Abu Najda wrote:
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There is a nutter running North Korea. Why don't you send the marines in there?.........
When I become the Commander and Chief, I will let you know.
The rest of your stupidity I just ignored.

Since: Dec 08

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#66 Jul 11, 2009
Ramafuchs wrote:
I stand for correction if i were wrong.
Your antipathy against those who uphold Christian communism( yes Jesus is not a capitalist)
i would like to point out how incredibly stupid your post was.

not only did communism not exist in jesus' time (nor capitalist democracies), there has never been a "christian communist" country as communism prescribes atheism.

please do some reading on the subjects you are commenting on before making idiotic remarks next time.

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#67 Jul 11, 2009
Abu Najda wrote:
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There is a nutter running North Korea. Why don't you send the marines in there?
What about Iran? Many think he is a nutter as well - so go on then you old goat - go and see to him as well.
Are you surprised that these nations want nukes? Don't worry, they will be mad enough to use them on you if you try - irrespective of how many of their own people die. It is not a deterrent for them. It is for you.
Regardless of how bad Sadaam was, US had no justification or right to go in there. The consequences were for ordainary people - Iraqis and kids in uniform recruited from the malls in the US. Shame you old goat. It is not patriotic to tell your government they are right when they are not. It is the whole idea behind "we the people". Don't you know this?
why are you allowed to assume wilber supported the war in iraq because he is american, but we are not allowed to assume you support terrorism because you are muslim?

what makes one racist and the other not?

“Google Operation Northwoods”

Since: Aug 10

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#69 Apr 9, 2012
Abu Najda wrote:
"In an apt analogy, Larry Goldstein of the US-based Energy Policy Research Foundation told the New York Times last week:“Asking why oil companies are interested in Iraq is like asking why robbers rob banks—because that’s where the money is.” Iraq’s total oil reserves are estimated to be at least 115 billion barrels. Its reserves of natural gas are at least 3.36 billion cubic metres.
Millions of people around the world understood in 2003 that the claims of the Bush administration and its international allies about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction and links to terrorism were threadbare lies promulgated to justify the plunder of the country’s oil wealth. The claim by the Obama White House that it is continuing the occupation to consolidate “Iraqi democracy” is also a lie."
Blood on the hands of the Bush administration
Good one Abu
It was all about oil ever since they helped Kuwait steal Iraqs oil.
http://deoxy.org/wc/wc-consp.htm
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In 1990 Iraq accused Kuwait of stealing Iraq's oil through horizontal drilling.
https://www.google.com/search...
Iraq's Oil Ministry officials claimed that Kuwait was stealing 300,000 barrels of oil per day through the practice of underground horizontal drilling into Iraq's oil fields from Kuwait. That much oil would be worth $3 billion over a year.
Pushed in part by the possibility of conflict in the Gulf, oil prices soared to a new 10-year-high before retreating. In addition to the oil theft charges, Al-Thawra editor-in-chief Sami Mehdi accused Kuwait of allowing the United States to conduct military exercises close to Iraqi borders and providing refuge and financial help to Baghdad opponents. Slant hole or Directional Horizontal drilling goes back to the early days of oil fields.
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BUSH SENDS AMBASSADOR GLASPIE TO MEET WITH SADDAM
On July 25, 1990
HUSSEIN: The United States wants to secure the flow of oil. This understandable and known. But it must not deploy methods which the United States says it disapproves of -- flexing muscles and pressure.
http://www.warriorsfortruth.com/iraq-attacks-...
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Kuwait came under the influence of the Ottoman Empire, and after World War I, it emerged as an independent sheikhdom under the protection of the British Empire. Kuwait's large oil fields were discovered in the late 1930s.
The country has the world's fifth largest oil reserves and petroleum products now account for nearly 95% of export revenues, and 80% of government income. Kuwait is the eleventh richest country in the world per capita. In 2007, it had the highest human development index (HDI) in the Arab world. Kuwait is classified as a high income economy by the World Bank and is designated as a major non-NATO ally of the United States.
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Kuwait had heavily funded Iraq's eight year-long war with Iran. After the war ended, Kuwait declined an Iraqi request to forgive its US$65 billion debt. An economic warfare between the two countries followed after Kuwait increased its oil production by 40 percent. Tensions between the two countries increased further after Iraq alleged that Kuwait was slant drilling oil from its share of the Rumaila field.
Kuwait paid the coalition forces US$17 billion for their war efforts.
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It couldn't be any clearer that the both invasions of Iraq was for oil, and nothing more. Who benefited, Saddam? Hardly.
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The Wars – We Paid The Price, They Reaped The Benefits
http://www.veteranstoday.com/2011/12/15/the-w...
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https://www.google.com/search...
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Also imp...

“Get a life Creepy Tom. ”

Since: May 10

Obsess over someone else Tom.

#70 Apr 9, 2012
Yeah Good one Aboo. Nice of Tommy to bring back another dead 2 year old thread and post his tommy trash links all over it that no one is going to click on.

How productive of him.
Oilraq

Pittsfield, MA

#71 Apr 9, 2012

“Get a life Creepy Tom. ”

Since: May 10

Obsess over someone else Tom.

#72 Apr 9, 2012
Oilraq wrote:
Nothing interesting there. Just Tommy trash. I'd tell you no one cares, but some one already beat me to it.

http://www.topix.com/forum/city/pittsfield-ma...

ROFLMAO.
iraq oil

Pittsfield, MA

#73 Apr 9, 2012
Fake Withdrawal?‘US won’t leave Iraq oil to Iran’
http://www.prisonplanet.com/fake-withdrawal-u...

“Get a life Creepy Tom. ”

Since: May 10

Obsess over someone else Tom.

#74 Apr 9, 2012
iraq oil wrote:
Fake Withdrawal?‘US won’t leave Iraq oil to Iran’
http://www.prisonplanet.com/fake-withdrawal-u...
Prisonplanet.com Sounds legit. NOT.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA HAHAHA.

Nothing her but Tommy trash.
oilwar

Pittsfield, MA

#75 Apr 9, 2012
Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics...

“Get a life Creepy Tom. ”

Since: May 10

Obsess over someone else Tom.

#76 Apr 10, 2012
oilwar wrote:
Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics...
The fact that you feel the need to use 400 user names and socks proves you're nothing but a liar and a deceiver. So therefore anything you post is nothing more than tommy trash.

No one clicks on your links tom.

“Google Operation Northwoods”

Since: Aug 10

** 9-11 was an inside job **

#78 Apr 11, 2012
War today is all over oil. Mainly the US trying to get their paws on it..Gotta keep moving their vehicles dontcha know..

“Google Operation Northwoods”

Since: Aug 10

** 9-11 was an inside job **

#79 Jun 24, 2012
Abu Najda wrote:
"In an apt analogy, Larry Goldstein of the US-based Energy Policy Research Foundation told the New York Times last week:“Asking why oil companies are interested in Iraq is like asking why robbers rob banks—because that’s where the money is.” Iraq’s total oil reserves are estimated to be at least 115 billion barrels. Its reserves of natural gas are at least 3.36 billion cubic metres.
Millions of people around the world understood in 2003 that the claims of the Bush administration and its international allies about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction and links to terrorism were threadbare lies promulgated to justify the plunder of the country’s oil wealth. The claim by the Obama White House that it is continuing the occupation to consolidate “Iraqi democracy” is also a lie."
Blood on the hands of the Bush administration
It was all about oil then as it still is now eh Abu.
Ayreshire

Rio Rancho, NM

#80 Jun 24, 2012
Timesten wrote:
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It was all about oil then as it still is now eh Abu.
What an idiot!! Stop the foolish nonsense!! You clowns are stuck on this war for oil nonsense! Do drive a car, heat your trailer trash, fly in an airplane, take a train, take a bus? Well, I hate to tell you this dummy but they all need oil and there is no way around it until someone comes up with an alternative!! Did we steal someone's oil and if we did, how much!! I'd really like to hear your answer. Most wars had to do with taking out murdering madmen, terrorists, Hitler and I could go on and on but you clowns are stuck on your war for oil nonsense.
Danny

Winnipeg, Canada

#81 Jul 1, 2012
Abu Najda wrote:
"In an apt analogy, Larry Goldstein of the US-based Energy Policy Research Foundation told the New York Times last week:“Asking why oil companies are interested in Iraq is like asking why robbers rob banks—because that’s where the money is.” Iraq’s total oil reserves are estimated to be at least 115 billion barrels. Its reserves of natural gas are at least 3.36 billion cubic metres.
Millions of people around the world understood in 2003 that the claims of the Bush administration and its international allies about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction and links to terrorism were threadbare lies promulgated to justify the plunder of the country’s oil wealth. The claim by the Obama White House that it is continuing the occupation to consolidate “Iraqi democracy” is also a lie."
Blood on the hands of the Bush administration
Fortunately, the Americans seem to have lost out on the harvesting of Iraqi oil. If this is true, I see it as a good thing.

Now, I want the USA to clean up it U-238, that they'd rather call depleted Uranium, and to start now by hiring contractors not affiliated with the USA.

Further, I'd like the Americans to admit to their war crimes that they continue to hide away. None so weak as those who will not admit their crimes!

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