“I would take away their wealth, I would take away their oil. Just take all the wealth.
You heard me. I will take the oil.”
A compilation video of Donald Trump quotes about ‘taking Iraqi oil’ by Abizaid N. Alqassier published on Arabic language social media in November 2016. The statements were made during Trump’s election campaign.
“It is likely that such a Trump desire to ‘take Iraq’s oil’ repeated over and over before Trump became President, and now repeated the day after his inauguration, could easily inspire some Iraqis to target the 5,000 US troops currently in Iraq if Iraqis believe that the new US President is serious about taking their oil.”
This “ideology” justifying “stealing the oil” is now being applied to Syria.
And the mainstream media applauds.
Syria is now considering launching a lawsuit against the United States at the ICC, accusing the US of stealing Syrian oil.
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