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Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq

April 19, 2011

from the UK independent. Even though you “know” what the war was about its sad to see its admitted. I almost prefer just being lied to (like usual).

Five months before the March 2003 invasion, Baroness Symons, then the Trade Minister, told BP that the Government believed British energy firms should be given a share of Iraq’s enormous oil and gas reserves as a reward for Tony Blair’s military commitment to US plans for regime change.

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