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To: Dog
Rats. Wish we had more info. For all I know my imagination is dreaming up stuff far worse than any loony tune terrorist.
18 posted on 02/14/2003 4:15:07 PM PST by mewzilla
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To: mewzilla
A senior Pentagon adviser today accused France of striking a deal with Saddam Hussein to oppose military action in return for a lucrative oil contract.

Richard Perle, a former US Assistant Defence Secretary, said the French anti-war stance was driven by economic interests. French oil giant TotalFinaElf has exclusive exploration contracts worth €60bn - €75bn to develop the massive Majnoon and Bin Umar oilfields in southern Iraq, he said.
http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=62244490&p=6zz45y96
23 posted on 02/14/2003 4:19:56 PM PST by TLBSHOW (God Speed as Angels trending upward dare to fly Tribute to the Risk Takers)
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To: mewzilla; Dog
This may explain why Jay Rockefeller made a strong statement in support of the war in Iraq this afternoon.

I thought that was odd. The briefing may explain it.

25 posted on 02/14/2003 4:21:39 PM PST by Miss Marple
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To: mewzilla
Vivendi Universal is a French company, is traded on NYSE as "V", and also owns Universal Music Group and Universal Studios.
34 posted on 02/14/2003 4:43:42 PM PST by TLBSHOW (God Speed as Angels trending upward dare to fly Tribute to the Risk Takers)
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