Sunday, September 16, 2007
By Kurt Nimmo
"Now that he is retired, elderly, and has nothing to lose, former fed banking cartel don Alan Greenspan “has shaken the White House by declaring that the prime motive for the war in Iraq was oil,” the Times Online reports. “In his long-awaited memoir,” Greenspan writes (or his ghost writer writes) that he is “saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil.”
Greenspan’s use of the adverb “largely” is deceptive. The invasion and occupation of Iraq, as Bush crime family intimate Philip Zelikow admitted, was about the “unstated threat” to Israel, that is to say Israel’s hegemony in the neighborhood. “Why would Iraq attack America or use nuclear weapons against us? I’ll tell you what I think the real threat (is) and actually has been since 1990—it’s the threat against Israel,” Zelikow told a crowd at the University of Virginia on Sep. 10, 2002. “And this is the threat that dare not speak its name, because the Europeans don’t care deeply about that threat, I will tell you frankly. And the American government doesn’t want to lean too hard on it rhetorically, because it is not a popular sell.”......."