Comment: It's not the oil that we're after,

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It's not the oil that we're after,

like you said we have plenty of oil for us AND could even export it if we wanted to: it's to safeguard the oil trade which is made in US dollars (Petrodollar). That's the main reason why the US d0llar is still afloat, other countries HAVE TO deal in US d0llars for their oil transactions therefore the demand for US d0llars is always there. The main motive behind all the US wars in the last 40 years has been that, the Petrodollar. Basically our d0llar is not backed by g0ld or any other asset or even the good credit of the American people, but by the military, it's nothing more nothing less than an empire based on coercion and violence...

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