Australians are in Iraq for oil

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Post by Lad » Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:03 am

Yep, the government admitted it. 1 down a few more to go. I don't believe the UK or the US will admit that.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-p ... 272168.stm
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Post by johnruddock » Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:54 am

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Yep, the government admitted it. 1 down a few more to go. I don't believe the UK or the US will admit that.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-p ... 272168.stm
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But PM John Howard has played down the comments, saying it was "stretching it a bit" to conclude that Australia's Iraq involvement was motivated by oil.

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Post by appleton » Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:55 am

I don't think the US will admit to it. I'm not to sure with Gordon Brown yet but I know Tony certainly would never have.

Well, This just sheds bad light on everything and gives the terrorists more stupid excuses and reasons on why they should blow us up. At least they have the decency to tell the truth. Took a long time coming but we all knew it I suppose :P
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Post by Luke » Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:30 pm

Guess we all knew it was coming. :( At this point I'm not sure whether Australia's announcement is a confession or a bad attempt to ease anti-war tensions. Note Brendan Nelson's comments: "Australians and all of us need to think what would happen if there were a premature withdrawal from Iraq."
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Post by appleton » Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:37 pm

At this point I'm not sure whether Australia's announcement is a confession or a bad attempt to ease anti-war tensions.
I can't see it as a attempt to ease anti-war tensions. If it ease they are completely going in the wrong direction.
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Post by Luke » Fri Jul 13, 2007 3:35 pm

As I said, if it truly is an attempt to rationalize Australia's involvement in the eyes of her people, it's a very bad one. :tongue:
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Post by ford007 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 2:32 pm

Everyone is in Iraq for oil.

Face the facts:
US and it's cronies overthrew the only secular Arab Nation in Middle East and replaced it with hardcore Islamist rule under Muqtada Al Sadr and Nouri Al Maliki.

Reminds you anything?

Well at least for me this ignites the memory of US supported Mujahideen overthrowing the Russian supported secular Parchamite-Khalkh government of Mohammed Najibullah in Afghanistan and replacing it with Ultra-extremist Islamic govt. led by Gulbudeen Hekmatyar.

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Also it reminds me of the 12,000 Serbian civilians bombed to death (the vast majority of them being women and children) by NATO in Kosovo for defending their historic homeland against KLA terrorists.

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Post by Niall_İsxaqov » Sun Feb 01, 2009 2:30 pm

I don't think Australia is having any huge Petroleum deposits. So they need to get the Oil from somewhere else. Since they are not in Europe they won't be able to get the Russian, Kazakh and Norwegian oil. So the only option is to get it from the middle east.
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