tutte le guerre sono fatte per interesse di pochi, gli altri muoiono
by Felicity Arbuthnot
What a black, tragic irony. Just two months ago, on the eleventh anniversary of the (illegal) invasion of Iraq, the Guardian (1) reminded that the mass slaughter, the incineration of swathes of towns, cities and the use of US-UK weapons of mass destruction was not about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction, but about oil (a fact long established for any one with even minimal gray matter.)
Today flames are rising from Iraqis largest oil refinery at Baiji, 130 miles north of Baghdad, the result of mortar attacks by the varying forces sweeping towards the capitol city.
The Guardian outlined, the invasion’s: “real goal – as Greg Muttitt documented in his book ‘Fuel on the Fire’, citing declassified Foreign Office files … was stabilising global energy supplies (especially) ensuring the free flow of Iraqi oil to world markets” with advantage to US and UK companies.
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