Fighting for Oil?

It is hard to find any public statement from an American official justifying the ouster of Saddam Hussein in terms of oil.

Issue: Summer 2004

It is hard to find any public statement from an American official justifying the ouster of Saddam Hussein in terms of oil. Yet oil had everything to do with regime change in Iraq--and it would be hard to find an official elsewhere, and certainly not in the Middle East, for whom the linkage would be anything but direct.

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