Alan Greenspan says Iraq war was over oil
27 Dec 2009
“America’s elder statesman of finance, Alan Greenspan, has shaken the White House by declaring that the prime motive for the war in Iraq was oil,” reports this 2007 article. Old news, yes, but important to remember.
“I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil,” Greenspan writes in his book, The Age of Turbulence.