Wonders never cease. We, who were ridiculed for saying that the primary reason for the war in Iraq was Iraqi oil, now have a big gun on our side. No less a person than Alan Greenspan, former Oracle of the Fed, writes in his memoir "The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World"
This is not going to be music to the ears of families of soldiers who died in Iraq and to soldiers who are suffering from injuries. Of course, some will continue to delude themselves and swallow the hokum from those who took the nation to war.
- 'I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil.'
Two years after Islamic nations went on a rampage over the Danish cartoons, Muslims are after Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks for insulting the prophet. The cartoons appeared in Nerikes Allehanda on 18th August. A fatwa has been issued. Hard to believe that majority of Muslims support the extremists who go on rampage, ready to kill for little or no reason. The Swedish government is bending over backward to appease them. *****