War for Oil

Matthew Yglesias:

. . . I know better than anyone that the second Gulf War was not, in fact, just a scheme hatched by the US oil industry. . . .

I was always pretty sure of this but now that we have confirmation from the world’s foremost expert, I feel better.

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James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.

Comments

  1. M. Murcek says:

    Hmmm… that “just a scheme” implies that, to some extent, the “world’s foremost expert” believes it was about oiiiiiiilllll, just not “all about” oiiiiiiilllll.