Berto Jongman: Oil and Military Intervention – Once Again, “Conspiracy Theorists” Are Right On Target

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Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Oil and Military Intervention: Are the Conspiracy Theorists Right?

The probability that an “oil-thirsty” country will intervene in a civil war in an oil-producing country is over 100 per cent greater than the probability that an oil-exporting country will intervene in a civil war in a country that lacks oil resources.

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Phi Beta Iota: Other major factors include the importance to the banks of keeping regimes unstable and dependent; the use of NATO to create conditions that demand the purchase of US arms or the exhaustion of present US-owned stocks so they have to be bought again; and — in the case of Libya and the Ukraine — a desire to loot the country’s gold reserves. The financial and sustainability superiority of renewable resources having been clearly established, it is clear that only Electoral Reform and a restoration of integrity to governance will stop the subsidies and corruption that keep the fossil fuel and military industries alive.

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Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Empire as Cancer Including Betrayal & Deceit

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on War Complex—War as a Racket

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Libya @ Phi Beta Iota

Ukraine @ Phi Beta Iota