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Posts Tagged ‘Oil companies

Big Oil about to Third World the US and Canada?

April 23, 2012

Up until 1950, the United States was the world’s leading oil producer, the Saudi Arabia of its day. In that year, the U.S. produced approximately 270 million metric tons of oil, or about 55% of the world’s entire output. But with a postwar recovery then in full swing, the world needed a lot more energy […]

Among the links of Libyan rebels to Washington DC

July 5, 2011

In mid-May 2011, just six weeks after the beginning of the NATO bombing of Libya, leaders of the anti-Gaddafi rebel movement went to Washington, D.C. for “talks.” And the big oil companies were present when they spoke at the U.S.-Libya Business Council. The leading Libyan opposition group, the National Front for the Salvation of Libya, […]

Lockerbie Libyan Oil Money and Goldman Sachs

June 20, 2011

Most of us probably remember, vaguely, that Libya’s role in the Lockerbie bombing is an established fact. If so, we’re off base. Let’s start with this 2001 BBC report, following the conviction of Megrahi, a Libyan intelligence officer: “Robert Black, the Scottish law professor who devised the format of the Netherlands-based trial, was quoted on […]

US and NATO oil colonizers “protecting civilians” in Libya

June 13, 2011

NATO has been dropping devastating bunker-busting bombs on Muammar Gaddafi’s home in an attempt to assassinate him. One son and several grandchildren have died but Gaddafi has survived. Wikileaks-released State Department cables from November 2007 and afterwards show the real reason for the mounting U.S. hostility to the Libyan government prior to the current civil […]