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US Building Military Base On Top Iraqi Oil Platform

Paddy: American officials are girding for an open-ended commitment to protect the country's oil industry.
This post, written by Paddy, originally appeared on Cliff Schecter's Brave New Films Blog

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Dear g-d, a Neo-con's wet dream-
U.S. Digs In to Guard Iraq Oil Exports
Long-Term Presence Planned
KHAWR AL AMAYA OIL TERMINAL, Iraq -- The U.S. Navy is building a military installation atop this petroleum-export platform as the U.S. establishes a more lasting military mission in the oil-rich north Persian Gulf.
The U.S. Navy is quietly building a new military installation atop Khawr Al Amaya, one of two Iraqi export terminals.
Paddy is a regular contributor to Cliff Schecter.com.
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