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US energy policy and invasion of Iraq: Does oil matter? Iraqi oil is not the invasion’s objective, but it is the main tool to achieve invasion objectives. Many people believe that the US/British invasion of Iraq is motivated by desires to control the world’s second-largest oil reserves. They claim that the US wants to increase Iraqi production to lower oil prices and ensure cheap supplies to meet its ever-increasing, future demand. They also claim that US companies want to invest in Iraq’s oil industry, where the production cost is one of the world’s lowest.

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