After today’s revelation of secret documents proving that the Iraq war was indeed to a large extent about oil… this video from Britain says about itself:
Greg Muttitt, author of the book Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq, interviewed by Chris Nineham from Stop the War Coalition.
See also here.
Ray McGovern, Consortium News: “Afghanistan may be the graveyard of empires, but Iraq is home to a graveyard sense of humor. Iraqis wonder aloud whether the U.S. and Britain would have invaded Iraq if its main export had been cabbages instead of oil. However obvious the answer, a remarkable array of American pundits and pseudo-savants have resisted giving the oil factor any pride of place among the motives behind the U.S./U.K. decision to invade Iraq in 2003. To this day, the Fawning Corporate Media (FCM) continues to play its accustomed role as government accomplice suppressing unwelcome news”: here.
A new Amnesty International report details the killings, injuries, torture and other ill-treatment of protesters who, inspired by the democracy uprisings in the Middle East and north Africa, have demonstrated in their tens of thousands across Iraq: here.
Army investigators examining claims that British troops committed abuses in Iraq have begun interviewing the alleged victims, it was confirmed today: here.
Christians remain besieged and fearful in Iraq at Easter: here.
Revolutionary wave is still rising across Middle East and Africa: here.
International round-up of revolt: here.