I wanted to post two links to articles about the real reason for death and destruction in Iraq. It's the oil. No surprise on this one, just bloody hands.
Bush's Petro-Cartel Almost Has Iraq's Oil
Even as Iraq verges on splintering into a sectarian civil war, four big oil companies are on the verge of locking up its massive, profitable reserves, known to everyone in the petroleum industry as "the prize."
The U.S. Takeover of Iraqi Oil
The Bush administration has co-opted the compassionate language of debt relief to ensure that Big Oil gets its way in Iraq. (Part 2 of 2)