Iraq War-Pusher Now Wants Iraq Oil Money
Richard Perle, who, as a former Pentagon advisor and as a principal of the Project for a New American Century, was one of the chief proponents of war with Iraq, according to Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal.
Mr. Perle, one of a group of security experts who began pushing the case for toppling Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein about a decade ago, has been discussing a possible deal with officials of northern Iraq’s Kurdistan regional government, including its Washington envoy, according to these people and the documents.
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