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Iraq sends forces to oil well seized by Iran

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“They are not looking for conflict—this is their way of projecting power,” Vatanka said. “They are saying, ‘Because we’re isolated, because we have internal problems, it doesn’t mean you can go in here and sign a deal on an oil field that is very close to our border without consulting us.’”

A very reasonable explanation.

In Baghdad during a two-day visit to Iraq, Mullen said Saturday that he remains worried about Iran’s influence in the Middle East.

Iran's influence is dwindling with each passing week, due to the Tehran government's own ineptitude and mounting corruption.

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No doubt they were sent by the American illegal Imperialists to protect their stash!! This oil is 50-50 Iran and Iraq's oil. NOT AMERICAS!!

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Go green, let Iran and Iraq both choke on their oil...

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"Go green"

Unfortunately the world will be dependent on oil for decades to come.

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Iran is really starting to anger me. Barack practically begged them to unclench the fist, but they go and do this. Iranians are making us progressives look like naive patsies.

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Iran is really starting to anger me. Barack practically begged them to unclench the fist, but they go and do this. Iranians are making us progressives look like naive patsies.

What an uninformed comment! Lesson Number One: Amerika is no longer king. #2 Iraq is just a puppet government of GOP patsies, without any bite. If they were THAT good, they could reign in the suicide bombers in the Sunni Triangle. #3 If you think Iran is angering YOU, whoever you may be, can you even imagine how much Amerika is angering the Rest of The World? Especially after Obama's petulant performance in Denmark. Go back to studying that bellybutton of yours, and leave the administration of Iran to the Iranians. Wanna see clenched fist? Go ahead Mr. O., make my day!

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Folks, the US Government isn't even being clever here.

Iran denies grabbing an oil well.

Irag denies that Iran grabbed an oil well.

Iran is way too smart to risk war over a single oil well when Iran already has more oil than it can refine.

This is Iraq's "Yellow cake" all over again.

It looks like the US is planning to start the invasion of Iran from inside Iraq, a new Iran/Iraq war, built on a fiction of a stolen oil well.

I wonder what will the pro-war jingo be,

"Remember the oil derrick!"

"Better tan than Iran."

"Oil profits or death!"

On a more serious note, a US invasion of Iran will kick off WW3. We will all find ourselves in the crossfire of a war with Russia and China, and they really DO have nuclear weapons and the delivery systems to use them.

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Let the conspiracy theorists roll. Honestly the US is in no FINANCIAL position to start a dual war zone again. Grow up, and use your brains get a better perspective to realize this is between Iraq and Iran (which has been at this for how long?), not the beggar boy US.

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LIBERTAS: On a more serious note, a US invasion of Iran will kick off WW3. We will all find ourselves in the crossfire of a war with Russia and China

I always get a kick of out listening to people telling us that the US is going to invade another country while at the same time telling us that the US cannot invade another country. In the end it comes down to people wanting to believe something as their basis for saying it.

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"I always get a kick of out listening to people telling us that the US is going to invade another country while at the same time telling us that the US cannot invade another country."

Nearly as funny as a certain individual on the extreme right back to pretending to be a "progressive" this week.

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