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Sami Rasouli | Iraq Report: The War Never Ended

War creates profound pain and intense agony and destroys the environment. My work with Muslim Peacemaker Teams is like a drop in the ocean, but we continue to maintain water filters and plant trees. 1,180 more words


Two important observations so far from Mattis' trip to Iraq...

The first observation:

Mad Dog Mattis must be mad as hell for having to humiliate himself by being the face of our national apology for Trump’s war-crime declaration that we should have and still just might take Iraq’s oil; not to mention the fact that he, Mattis, has to tap dance around the fact that he, Trump, is still hell-bent on keeping every damn one of them, Iraqis, the hell outta our country, regardless whether they fought side by side our soldiers or not (just them, not their oil). 22 more words

Donald Trump

Sir, Please Fire My Ass, Deuxième Partie

‘We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil:’ Pentagon chief arrives in Iraq with a message of cooperation

 “I think all of us here in this room — all of us in America — have generally paid for our gas and oil all along, and I am sure we will continue to do so in the future,” Mattis said during a meeting with reporters Sunday night. 64 more words


Russia, Iran, And War For Oil?

One day after lifting part of an Obama administration sanction directed against the Russian intelligence service (FSB), the new administration announced today economic sanctions on Iran. 617 more words

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To the victor goes the spoils

What struck me about Trump’s insane notion that we will take Iraq’s oil–to the victors belong the spoils, he said–is that the US doesn’t need that oil. 296 more words

Donald Trump

Putin's new OPEC role reflects the toll of low oil prices on Russia [IBD quotes me]

I was interviewed by Gillian Rich at Investors Business Daily (Washington, DC) on non-OPEC Russia’s role in the production cut.  The article of December 9, is below. 1,936 more words