Thursday, September 13, 2007

War for Oil: Trees vs. Forest?

by Tom Bozzo

Thinking of EconoSpeak, Barkley Rosser has a post up that suggests that while oil was a contributing factor in the decision to wage the Iraq war — most notably insofar as it was set up by Gulf War I — there are other causes to consider. But this arguably misses a common thread to the other factors, that none of them point inelutctably to war in Iraq in the absence of the oil cause:
[*] Or, as my friends and I liked to call it, Operation Just 'Cause.


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