Daily Revolt

July 04, 2007

Australia Admits Oil Reason for Iraq War Involvement

Australia is admitting what many of us know is one of the main reasons for the invasion of Iraq:
The government has admitted the need to secure oil supplies is a factor in Australia's continued military involvement in Iraq.

Defence Minister Brendan Nelson said today oil was a factor in Australia's contribution to the unpopular war, as "energy security" and stability in the Middle East would be crucial to the nation's future.

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