LAURA KNIGHT-JADCZYK AND JOE QUINN
Since the 9/11 attacks, no book has provided a satisfactory answer as to WHY the attacks occurred and who was ultimately responsible for carrying them out - until now.
"If you want to understand what is going on in Iraq, you have to understand what is going on with energy in this part of the game. . . .The U.S. media goes out of its way to pretend this is just some random thing that happened. A bunch of crazy people came out of Syria and are causing trouble. . . . The post reconstruction effort in Iraq, if it wasn't designed to fail, it was the biggest bungling job of all of history. We dismantled key institutions, we dismantled their army and left the country a hollowed out shell. Guess what, now that's breaking."Martenson goes on to point out,
"Here's why it affects us. Oil and oil infrastructure is fragile stuff. A refinery is thousands of moving parts and miles of tubes and pipes. One mortar lobbed in there and that whole refinery gets shut down. . . . The idea we can have full blown Sunni, Shia, Kurd conflict where they're going to duke it out for power, and have all that oil infrastructure remain untouched, I think is a fantasy."