31 August 2005

Bush gives new reason for Iraq war

Says US must prevent oil fields from falling into hands of terrorists

CORONADO, Calif. -- President Bush answered growing antiwar protests yesterday with a fresh reason for US troops to continue fighting in Iraq: protection of the country's vast oil fields, which he said would otherwise fall under the control of terrorist extremists."

Read the full story by Jennifer Loven, Associated Press at The Boston Globe...

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