Ratcheting up to WWIIISubmitted by Jason Sarnia on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 15:34
“Cold War-like comments made at the ‘Friends of Syria’ conference in Paris by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton toward Russia and China strongly suggest that a showdown between the former Cold War rivals, now to include China, is on.” he writes. “The prize: oil – and by implications the future of the U.S. petrodollar standard and the American way of life."
I thought that US oil came from Canada. Why is it the US's prize in the Middle East?