The oil goes to Israel

By tovarichpeter   Follow   Mon, 4 Mar 2013, 10:10am PST   163 views   1 comment   Watch (0)   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike

An intriguing pointer to one potentially significant benefit of the Iraq war for Israel was a report by the newspaper Haaretz on 31 March that minister for national infrastructures Joseph Paritzky was considering the possibility of reopening the long-defunct oil pipeline from Mosul to the Mediterranean port of Haifa. With Israel lacking energy resources of its own and depending on highly expensive oil from Russia, reopening the pipeline would transform its economy.

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curious2   befriend   ignore   Mon, 4 Mar 2013, 10:54am PST   Share   Quote   Like   Dislike     Comment 1

A greater benefit might have resulted from investing a fraction as much money into developing better solar panels and batteries.

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