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Offline Gorgeous Graham

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Re: Concerned about Venezuala
« on: May 04, 2019, 09:24:14 pm »
If the US cared about the oil price they would not be trying to boycott Iran.

That's not all the US cares about though.  Iran undermines all US interests it can muster because it has hated the US for many decades for helping install & propping up the Shah in order to secure US/western oil interests when the democratically elected Mossedegh was going to nationalize the oil in the 1950's.  The Iranian regime's raison d'etre is independence from being a western/US oil puppet state.  The US did roughly the same thing to Iran it seems like it's trying to do with Venezuela.

And ya there's considerations of whose influence Venezuela will fall under, Russia/China now, like in the 50's Iran could have slid to the USSR's side of the cold war.  We're basically saying similar things, i just disagree that Venezuela's oil, being the largest proven reserves in the world, isn't a factor.
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