23 Apr '11, 8pm

Currently reading Greg Muttitt's excellent 'Fuel on the Fire': powerful stuff and first-rate journalism...

Currently reading Greg Muttitt's excellent 'Fuel on the Fire': powerful stuff and first-rate journalism...

Published yesterday, Greg Muttitt's explosive new history of post-occupation Iraq has been pulled together from hundreds of documents released under the Freedom of Information act – both here and in the US – as well as from numerous first-hand interviews. Muttitt was the source of The Independent's front-page revelations on Tuesday that both BP and Shell had meetings with government officials in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq. With more revelations inside, his book is set to turn our understanding of the war on its head. As well as documenting just how highly oil figured in the thinking of those who led what is widely thought to have been an illegal invasion, Fuel on the Fire exposes the lengths to which the occupying powers went to prise the country's oil production out of the control of the Iraqi government, and into the hands of international oil companies, against ...

Full article: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2011-04-23/surprise...

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