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Old 12-21-2009, 12:59 PM
 
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"BEIJING - Former United States vice president Dick Cheney, ex-defense minister Donald Rumsfeld and assorted US neo-cons will have plenty of time to nurse their apoplexy. One of their key reasons to unleash the war on Iraq in 2003 was to seize control of its precious oilfields and thus shape a great deal of the new great game in Eurasia - the energy front - by restricting the access of Europe and Asia to Iraq's staggering 115 billion barrels of proven oil reserves."

Neocons Must Be Pissed; China and Russia Are Getting the Sweet Oil Deals in Iraq | World | AlterNet
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