Greg Palast’s BBC Report on the Secret Plan: The Bush administration made plans for war and for Iraq’s oil long before the 9/11 attack, BBC’s Newsnight has revealed. Insiders told Newsnight that planning began ‘within weeks’ of Bush’s first taking office in 2001. Drafted just before the invasion in 2003, which called for the sell-off of all of Iraq’s oil fields, the new plan was crafted by neo-conservatives intent on using Iraq’s oil to destroy the Opec cartel through massive increases in production above Opec quotas.
March 25, 2005
The Secret Plans for Iraqi OilPosted by DHH under Politics and World Affairs
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