Permanent Iraq Occupation to Control Oil


In the latest of his many "signing statements," George Bush has declared his intention to ignore the parts of the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act banning permanent military bases in Iraq and US control over Iraq's oil. Perhaps this didn't make it into most news outlets because it exposes only what was already known. After all, on August 31, 2005, the AP reported that George Bush said that we are still occupying Iraq for protection of the country's vast oil fields.

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