Myths, Lies and Oil Wars

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F. William Engdahl is is an internationbal best-selling author whose books on geopolitics and economics have been published in twelve languages. Included are A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics; Gods of Money; Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation and Full-Spectrum Dominance: Totalitarian Democracy in the New World Order. he may be contacted at

Myths, Lies and Oil Wars

Authored by F. William Engdahl

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In the 1970's Henry Kissinger reportedly stated, "If you control the oil, you control entire nations." Here is some of what you will learn about how this works in our modern world on reading Myths, Lies and Oil Wars:

+ The true origins of the pseudo-scientific Peak Oil theory and the role of Shell Oil in it going back to the 1950's
+ How a 400% rise in world oil prices was brought about by Henry Kissinger and a secretive group of very influential European and US businessmen meeting in May, 1973 in Saltsjoebaden, Sweden
+ The decisive role of the Anglo-American oil majors in creation of the Malthusian zero growth movement of the 1970s, and the true origins of the Global Warming ideology
+ How modern eugenics and the major oil companies are linked
+ The relation between Saddam Hussein and the CIA in the 1980's Iran-Iraq War
+ How the Chechyn wars in the 1990s were tied to British and US oil pipeline strategies
+ How Washington is maneuvering to control vital oil supply lines of China in the future in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia

These are only a few of the fascinating and little-known facets of the world of oil and how it controls much of our daily lives.

The myth of oil scarcity has allowed four giant corporations along with a handful of Wall Street banks to control the world's largest and most essential commodity, oil. The myth originated in the 1950's from a geologist at Royal Dutch Shell. It was revived in 2003 in time for the US bombing of Iraq. The reality is quite different from claims of Peak Oil. In reality the world is running into oil and not running out of oil. In Myths, Lies and Oil Wars F. William Engdahl discusses little-known details of wars and manipulations designed over the past half century or more-- wars in Africa, the ‘Arab Spring’, Iraq-- all to maintain a lock-grip control of the world's known oilfields. The myth of scarcity has been a pillar of their power and in fact of the power-projection of the United States as sole superpower.

The book details revolutionary and shocking new scientific work developed in Cold War secrecy in the Soviet Union which proved that oil originates not from dinosaur detritus or fossilized algae as western geology mythology maintains. The Soviet scientists showed that oil and gas have deep origins at the level of the Earth's mantle some 200 km below. Like volcanoes, hydrocarbons are forced upwards until they typically are "trapped" in reservoir rock formations. The Russian work has been the target of a concerted campaign to discredit the theory. Little wonder. Were its implications understood widely, oil and gas would be considered as virtually a renewable energy and our energy crises and wars a thing of the past. As Henry Kissinger said, "If you control the oil you control entire nations." The converse is also true--If oil cannot be controlled the controlling powers lose their control over other nations and the wars that go with it. This is an entirely different account of the world's most important and most political commodity--oil.

Publication Date:
3981326369 / 9783981326369
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Business & Economics / Industries / Natural Resource Extraction

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