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Share Price: 78.00Bid: 77.75Ask: 78.50Change: 0.75 (+0.97%)Riser - Gulf Keystone
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Easy_Livin
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New Gov
21 Aug '14
I would think one of the first (non security) items on the agenda should be to pay Kurdistan (and any others) what it is owed from the coffers. Especially when the Kurds have refugees to accommodate.
 
FelixLeiter
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Re: Maliki
21 Aug '14
He should just shut his stinking pie hole. The retirement planners are probably just waiting for the word.
Jenslehman
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back on to GKP
21 Aug '14
Iraq is not a nation. Rather, it is a territory with arbitrary borders, which at this time is contested by three rival governments. In the west, there is the Islamic State, a group of fanatical, genocidal terrorists, committed to the destruction of Western civilization, Eastern civilization, and all those who refuse to submit to their totalitarian-cult rule. In the south, there is the Baghdad regime, controlled by a gaggle of corrupt Shiite Islamist sectarian politicians, tribal leaders, and gangsters allied with and backed by Iran. Finally, in the northeast, there is the de facto Kurdish state, displaying a level of religious tolerance, women’s rights, rule of law, private enterprise, pursuit of economic development, and friendliness toward the United States, Israel, and the West in general that is exemplary in the region.

Question: Which of these three governments should America support?

The fact that this question even needs to be asked is indicative of the total senility of current U.S. foreign policy. But it’s worse than that, because if your answer was “the Kurds,” your career prospects in the Obama State Department would be quite dim.

In fact, not only do the Kurds yield priority of State Department preference to the Iran-allied Baghdad regime, whose continued economic and political domination over the Kurds the administration insists upon, but — in terms of real action, rather than rhetoric — the Obama administration has arguably done more to favor the Islamic State as well.

These appalling realities are illustrated most starkly if one considers the key question of the financial foundation of each of the three governments. A key exportable product of Kurdistan is oil. On the basis of the Baghdad regime’s supposed right to rule all Iraq, it demands that the oil the Kurds produce be handed over to it, for it to sell, after which it will compensate the Kurds with such part of the cash received as it deems appropriate. As a result, the Kurds have been getting very little for their oil. So, rather than remain subject to such theft, the Kurds recently elected to lease some tankers, fill them with their oil, and send it abroad to sell it themselves. However, rather than support such commendable enterprise, or even merely ignore it, the Obama administration has vigorously tried to suppress it, going so far as to threaten sanctions or other legal action against the government of any country that chooses to accept Kurdish oil for sale at its ports.

This has severely impaired the Kurds’ ability to exercise their right to sell the products of their own efforts, thereby leaving them with insufficient funds to buy arms (which have also been denied them by the Baghdad regime). In the face of an onslaught of dangerous Islamic State victories, the administration has provided a trickle of arms and a modest level of air support (about ten strikes per day over the past week) to enable the Kurds t
flames
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maliki
21 Aug '14
should have been shot long ago
Jenslehman
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RE: jens
21 Aug '14
No, however that is also very cheeky.

All about the bottles for them..magical.
nighthawk
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RE: spanish fizzy orange
21 Aug '14
Yep showing my age now m8....imo
Jenslehman
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RE: spanish fizzy orange
21 Aug '14
A little bit before my time, amigo! :)
nighthawk
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jens
21 Aug '14
Orangina...?
TTNY
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Maliki
21 Aug '14
Notsramdamus
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spanish fizzy orange
21 Aug '14
lol, do you remember the chocolate drinks in bottles from the 70's in spain also ?



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