Originally posted by NicksCrusade
...the insurgents will make any pipelines look like flutes. Securing the oil with a direct U.S. presence is impossible.
Maybe this is more about removing Iraqi oil from the market (thus, $4 a gallon gas) than getting it on the market?
yep. as has been observed by others, anyone with a camel and 50 bucks' worth of explosives could put a serious hurt on US supplies. then, factor in all the governments in the region we've pissed off.
We ain't leavin' eye rack no matter what the eye rackies do to govern themselves or have a crack military. that's all crap cake.