[Marxism] It's official: UK Queen describes war as "the campaign to secure Iraqi oil assets"
menecraj at shaw.ca
Fri Apr 28 08:20:26 MDT 2006
THANKS TO THE YANKS
Meanwhile, and well away from the prying eyes of the public, the Queen has
been dishing out honours to America's military top brass as a thank you for
their role in Iraq.
General Michael Moseley, chief of staff of the USAF, got an honorary
knighthood (foreigners can't have the real thing).
Captain John Peterson, chief of staff to the commander of the US Navy in the
Middle East, received a CBE.
His citation praises his role of leading British and American forces in "the
campaign to secure Iraqi oil assets".
At least the establishment now admits the real purpose of the invasion of
And Admiral Frank "Skip" Bowman picked up a knighthood - a KCMG ("Kindly
Call Me God") no less - for running the US fleet of nuclear submarines and
These secret honours were disclosed only after persistent questioning of the
Foreign Office by Lib-Dem MP Norman Baker.
I wonder what else the FO has to hide.
Source: London Daily Mirror http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/paulroutledge/
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