Nov 9, 2009
The gigantic ExxonMobil oil company and its partner Royal Dutch Shell were just handed the right to develop the very large West Qurna-1 oil field in southern Iraq.
The Bush administration denied its invasion of Iraq had anything to do with oil. Supposedly, the U.S. invaded Iraq over “weapons of mass destruction” and “regime change.”
Well, here’s the real deal: ExxonMobil gets the payoff.