Anyone familiar with Iraq’s historical defiance of the Rockefeller/Rothschild Oil Cartel would not have been surprised at the ferocity of Iraqi insurgents battling US occupation forces. Their frequent offensives were just the latest in a century-long history of attempts by Iraqis to free their country from the talons of the international bankers.
(What follows is excerpted from my book Big Oil & Their Bankers…: Chapter 12: The Gulf Oil War)
In 1776 the British East India Company set up headquarters at what is now Kuwait. When Kuwaiti members of the al-Sabah clan helped Ottoman Turks quell uprisings in southern Iraq, the Shiek of the Muntafiq tribe gave the al-Sabahs date groves near Fao and Sufiyeh in southern Iraq. Read the rest of this entry »