The former head of the federal reserve Alan Greenspan has admitted the war in Iraq was over oil. In his new memoir, Greenspan writes: “I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil." Greenspan headed the federal reserve from 1987 to 2006. In his memoir, Greenspan is also highly critical of President Bush's economic policies.
French FM: World Needs To Prepare For War Against Iran
The French foreign minister has said the world needs to prepare for the possibility of war against Iran. In an interview Bernard Kouchner said: "We have to prepare for the worst, and the worst is war." Kouchner said the stand-off over Iran's nuclear program is "the greatest crisis" facing the world. On Sunday U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said all options are on the table when it comes to Iran.
Fox News Censors Sally Field's Anti-War Message At Emmy's
Fox News is being accused of censoring the actress Sally Field at last night's Emmy Awards. She ended her acceptance speech by saying: "If mothers ruled the world, there wouldn't be god-damned wars in the first place." But that's not what viewers watching on Fox News heard. The network cut off Sally Field's mic mid-sentence.
- Sally Field: "“If mothers ruled the world, there would be no –-."
Ex-Veterans For Peace President Dave Cline Dies
And the former president of Veterans for Peace, Dave Cline, has died. He was a founding leader of Vietnam Veterans Against the War.