officially we didn't, it's been debated back and forth.
rather then me post, here's a link, that supports that view. I understand not everyone is in agreement,,but check it out if you wish
Let's assume the war in Iraq was for oil.
Where is it? - Did the evil oil companies take it and not tell us?
Did we use it to pay for the war? - We should have, we would have no deficit today if we did.
Is gas cheaper? (rhetorical)
The writer forgets - in Desert Storm, Saddam Hussein set the oil feilds in Kuwait on fire to cover his army's escape. Pure speculation here, but I would hope any attack planned would take that into consideration - hence the need for detailed maps.
Further, a FIRED White House advisor - maybe one with an ax to grind - is quoted as a credible source.
Too many deficiencies in this article to call it credible.
Sources of U.S. Oil Imports
Saudi Arabia 9
25 other countries 8
Not, btw, intending to excuse the ex-Trotskyite liberals-mugged-by-reality neocons at all.
Allow the Keystone Pipeline, and most of these countries can go to hell.
Thought Keystone was to pipe Canadian crude to US refineries and then export to Europe and Latin America.