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Iraq: Oil and Economy - US Government - About.com
How much oil DOES Iraq have and how important is it to the United States?
http://usgovinfo.about.com/library/weekly/aairaqioil.htm
Estimated Costs of an Iraq War According to CBO - US Government
War in Iraq could cost up to $9 billion monthly, says CBO .... "Currently, about 80 percent of Iraq's oil production is being used to purchase imports under the ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/library/weekly/aairaqwarcost.htm
Official State Biography of Saddam Hussein - US Government
He is none other than Saddam Hussein, President of the Republic of Iraq. ... of nationalizing Western oil companies which had had the monopoly of Iraq's oil.
http://usgovinfo.about.com/library/weekly/aasaddambio.htm
Why Oil Prices Are So High - US Economy - About.com
These include disruption of oil from Iran, Syria's major ally; turmoil in Iraq; and further disruptions in Egypt. (Source: WSJ, U.S. Oil Futures Settle at Two-Year ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/commoditiesmarketfaq/p/high_oil_prices.htm
Geography and Map of Iraq
Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, Iraq was occupied by Britain during the course of .... Iraq's economy is dominated by the oil sector, which has traditionally  ...
http://geography.about.com/library/cia/blciraq.htm
Post-War Iraq Jokes - Political Humor - About.com
"Do you believe we are addicted to oil? So basically when we invaded Iraq, we didn't really mean anything, it was just the oil talking. We were under the ...
http://politicalhumor.about.com/library/blpostwariraqjokes.htm
Crimes of Saddam Hussein - 20th Century History - About.com
The invasion was induced by oil and a large war debt that Iraq owed Kuwait. The six-week, Persian Gulf War pushed Iraqi troops out of Kuwait in 1991. As the ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/saddamhussein/a/husseincrimes.htm
Iraq Jokes - Political Humor - About.com
"War continues in Iraq. They're calling it Operation Iraqi Freedom. They were going to call it Operation Iraqi Liberation until they realized that spells 'OIL.
http://politicalhumor.about.com/library/bliraqwarjokes.htm
Current Situation in Iraq - What Is Happening? - Middle East Issues
The US troops pulled out of Iraq in December 2011, marking the last stage of transferring full state sovereignty back into the hands of Iraqi authorities. The oil ...
http://middleeast.about.com/od/ira1/tp/Current-Situation-In-Iraq.htm
Iraq - Historical Setting - World War I and the British Mandate
Online text of the History of Iraq; public domain document that you may copy, ... lines of communication to India via Iran and Afghanistan, menacing British oil ...
http://historymedren.about.com/library/text/bltxtiraq9.htm
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