What Bush Meant by "Mission Accomplished"Submitted by pawnstorm12 on Mon, 07/16/2012 - 09:45
I read a book called "Petro-Dollar Warfare." It cleared up a lot of things.
It's all about the petro-dollars because the world must convert their currencies into US Dollars or "petro-dollars" in order to buy oil. The way I understand it, if Germany wants to buy oil from Iraq, they must first basically change their euros into American dollars and then conduct their business.
But as Ron Paul pointed out (in his book "A Foreign Policy of Freedom), in late 2000 Saddam announced to the world that he would no longer accept US dollars for oil but Euros instead.
That was Saddam's death warrant and sowed the seeds for the Iraqi invasion. I believe it also sowed the seeds for 9/11 because the adminsitration needed a "new Pearl Harbor" in order to invade Iraq.
Immediately after Baghdad fell, Iraqi oil once again traded in US dollars. THAT was the "Mission Accomplished" which Bush proclaimed to the world but Americans were too ignorant to understand.
In 2008, Iran as well began trading its oil for an alternate currency which is why we are sanctioning and threatening them.
It's a matter of time before a conflict will end Iran's trading in anything other than US dollars.
Mod addition: Interview with William Clark, author of "Petrodollar Warfare"