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Gulf war 3 begins USA vs ISIS

Kurdistan begin selling oil to Turkey, but not via Iraq.

Kurdistan begin selling oil to Turkey, but not via Iraq.

After ISIS got too close to Kurdistan (and all that delicious oil) Obama decided it was time to make a pretext for war to defend the OIL.

Suddenly Obama cares about people since they are close to major oil supplies and some US interests.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/07/obama-options-iraq-isis-incursion-yazidi

Of course there are some calls that ISIS is just another CIA backed false flag movement, a damn convenient excuse to put troops back into the middle east and more money in the war machine.

Here are some ‘highlights’ from gulf war 2:

Kurdistan begins independent oil sales

Kurdistan begin selling oil to Turkey, but not via Iraq.

Kurdistan begin selling oil to Turkey, but not via Iraq.

The firs steps towards a new middle eastern nation are being taken today, with Kurdistan beginning sales of oil to Turkey. The Turks have been paying quite high prices for oil lately, so there is at least one satisfied customer but the economic price is just one part of the cost to consider. Iraq is clearly not happy as they feel it is their oil.  Kurds might argue Iraq only ever existed (and was created) so that the British could get control of oil and have it delivered to the port of Basra.

The geopolitics of oil now have  new factor in the complex equations of diplomacy. If Turkey Joins the EU there will be an oil state on the doorstep of the EU. Could a pipeline from Iran to Europe now be more feasible. Will Kurdish people flood to the newly cemented state?

Just like a new service station opening up in your town or city there are always flow on effect. Everything in the Middle east just got a little more interesting.

Good Luck to the Kurdish people.

Admin Addition:

Where is Kurdistan?

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Kurds already control a region in Northern Iraq, but may want significant parts of Turkey, part of the border region of Iran and even some of Syria and Armenia.

With access to the oil trade some of these wishes may be fulfilled, but  like any transaction is there a willing seller, and what will be the price?

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