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Old 05-15-2008, 11:55 AM   #6 (permalink)
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lol umm Iraq was in the middle of a oil surge and if continued iraw would if gone through a drastic commidity revoloution where Bcf where being aprraised at around 7 bucks a barrel for extraction...who would that have helped...not only iraq to become more economically stable...but countries like pakistan, and other middle eastern countries..but since they did not want that happen due to the fact that if middle eastern countries became more lucrative in terms of oil and then it caused more influence to look at oil sands as sources of energy and allowed these countries to continue digging then the states wouldnt have as much control over oil prices and its demand as they do today.
So the Iraq'i people would have got richer???

The would have built great universities, invested in social programs?

They would have becaome a world leader and leveraged the oil to become a consious trader with the free world??

NONSENSE....Saddam would have built a bigger castle.
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