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Friday, October 03, 2008


Who needs diplomacy when there's blackmail?

Washington has threatened to seize Iraqi assets and oil money if Baghdad rejects a controversial US-proposed security pact, Iraq says.

Upon arrival in Iraq from Washington, President Jalal Talabani told reporters that he is concerned over Washington threats.

"Washington threatened to use any means to seize Iraqi assets if we do not support the security pact," Marsadiraq quoted Talabani as saying. (Source)
See? It's not "all about the oil." It's all about the oil, money, and power.

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