Tag Archives: IRAQ

Occupying Ghawar

(Excerpted from Chapter 13: USS Persian Gulf: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Aside from the economic benefits which US multinationals derived from the brief US war against Iraq and the curtailment of Saudi and Kuwaiti economic power which the Gulf War wrought, there were other important repercussions from the destabilization of the Persian Gulf region. Continue reading

Watch Them All Die

(Excerpted from Chapter 12: The Gulf Oil War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

It wasn’t the first time a US President allowed bloodshed to provide a pretext for economically beneficial war, nor would it be the last.  Bush’s “no response” to Saddam was reminiscent of the actions of FDR which led to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and US entry into WWII. Continue reading

Stealing The Oil & Making It Worthless

(Excerpted from Chapter 12: The Gulf Oil War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

While Saddam was preoccupied with the Iranians, the Kuwaiti government busied itself slowly moving its long-disputed border with Iraq northward into the area containing the massive Rumaila oilfield, which the Four Horsemen now knew to be one of the richest in the world. Continue reading

Iraqi Nationalism Deals Blow To Illuminati

(Excerpted from Chapter 12: The Gulf Oil War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Ralph Lewis, senior consultant for Chevron Texaco, once stated, “The trick in the Middle East is to keep it stirred up.” Continue reading

Mutual Assured Destruction

(Excerpted from Chapter 10: The Iran/Iraq War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

The US continued to play both sides in the Iran/Iraq War, backing one country until it had a military advantage, before switching sides to back the other.  The US resisted any moves to negotiate a peace treaty. Continue reading

Arming The Iraqis

(Excerpted from Chapter 10: The Iran/Iraq War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

The Saudis and Kuwaitis agreed to fund Saddam Hussein’s attack into Iran’s oil-rich Khuzistan Province at Brzezinski’s request.  The idea was to sever Khuzistan from the rest of Iran, then install a pliable government with which the Four Horsemen could do business. Continue reading

Arming The Iranians

(Excerpted from Chapter 10: The Iran/Iraq War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

While Brzezinski gave Saddam the green light to invade Iran, Casey met Hashemi in Madrid, ostensibly to plan a new round of “energy domination” and “economic inductance”.  The US would now arm both Iran and Iraq then send them to war, hoping to decimate both oil price-hawk nations. Continue reading