David Kirsch

former Energy Analyst, US State Department

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Manager of Oil Intelligence for PFC Energy consultants in Washington, DC; former energy analyst with the US State Department (2003)

David Kirsch on KCRW

Iraq has the fourth largest known oil reserves in the world.

Was the Iraq War about Oil after All?

Iraq has the fourth largest known oil reserves in the world.

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