It was the oil, stupid

Former chief UN weapon’s inspector, Hans Blix, now says that the Iraq invasion was motivated by oil. “”I did not think so at first. But the US is incredibly dependent on oil. They wanted to secure oil in case competition on the world market becomes too hard.”

UPDATE 1: A Western humanitarian worker, just returned from Iraq, paints an alternative picture of the country and unlike most journalists has actually left the “comfort” of Baghdad’s Green Zone.

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