Mon, 2018-04-23 10:33 — puttefnask Gaddafi MUST watch - predict his end and Al Assad laughs Video of Gaddafi MUST watch - predict his end and Al Assad laughs I forgot to add a suspicion! 3.857145 Average: 3.9 (7 votes)
Iraq’s decision to price its oil in euros rather than dollars precipitated the U.S. overthrow of Saddam Hussein, and Iran’s threats to move away from the dollar is the real reason the U.S. government is raising the alarm over the country’s nuclear program.
I don't think that argument holds a lot of weight. Here's another article by the same author that's more accurate IMO. It names & describes the intentions of the neo-cons who drove the US into the invasion of Iraq...
"A Clean Break" also talks a lot about confronting Syria & Iran.
...of course there's the other obvious reason which is to control Iraq's oil production which is a long-term strategic interest but that was not the stated aim of the neo-cons, nor was protecting the petro-dollar status with Iraq.
The 1953 Iranian coup d'état, known in Iran as the 28 Mordad coup d'état (Persian: کودتای ۲۸ مرداد), was the overthrow of the democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh in favour of strengthening the monarchical rule of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi on 19 August 1953, orchestrated by the United Kingdom (under the name "Operation Boot") and the United States (under the name TPAJAX Project or "Operation Ajax").
Mossadegh had sought to audit the documents of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC), a British corporation (now part of BP) and to limit the company's control over Iranian petroleum reserves
We are helping them into the 21st century if that is not a noble cause then what is? you have to look at things over a long term think big by war we can unite the world.