So, Was it All About Oil?
Remember Ahmed Chalabi? The Iraqi Exile who, with the help of the Neo-Cons, sold the USA on false intelligence in order to get himself installed in power? Well, he’s now Chair of Iraq’s Energy Council, and he has prepared a new oil law, highly favorable to the likes of Exxon and British Petroleum, that will be submitted immediately to the new Iraqi Parliament in the new year. The idea is to fast-track billions of dollars worth of oil contracts to the USA and Britain well before the parliament gets its political footing….
Guest: James Paul, Executive Director of Global Policy Forum, which monitors policy making at the United Nations. Here’s the Global Policy Forum’s position on Iraqi oil contracts