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On 1 Feb 2003 at 11:56, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > Although the US is debating whether it would take oil revenues to > pay for the costs of occupation the key US economic requirement is > cheap oil. They don't actually have to import oil from Iraq, but > they need a lot of oil to be produced globally. I don't think that that is true. From the US point of view, most important first: 1) control of the price of oil 2) a stable oil price 3) a higher rather than lower oil price The US has kept Iraq's production deliberately low throughout the sanctions. Mark Parkinson Bodmin Cornwall Mark Parkinson Bodmin Cornwall _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk