fuel on the fire
oil & politics in occupied iraq
The departure of the last U.S. troops from Iraq at the end of 2011 left a broken country and a host of unanswered questions. What was the war really about? Why and how did the occupation drag on for nearly nine years? And why did the troops have to leave? Now, in a gripping account of the war that dominated the last decade, Greg Muttitt takes us behind the scenes to answer these questions and tells the untold story of the oil politics that played out through the occupation.
"set to turn our understanding of the war on its head"
"should trouble even the most ardent liberal interventionist"
-petroleum economist magazine
"nothing short of a secret history of the war"
"a sense of hope in an otherwise devastating occupation"
-stop the war coalition
"a fascinating and often page-turning account"
"the iraqi civil society voices resound with dignity"
"ludicrous conspiracy theory"
-office of tony blair
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