Thursday, March 01, 2012

Who stands to gain from war with Iran?

Israel Won't Warn US Before Iran Strike
        Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet
        meeting in his Jerusalem offices, 02/26/12. (photo: Jim
Kimberly Dozier, Associated Press
Excerpt: "Israeli officials said that if they eventually decide a strike is necessary, they would keep the Americans in the dark to decrease the likelihood that the US would be held responsible for failing to stop Israel's potential attack."
WikiLeaks: Stratfor Predicts Huge Oil Profits From Attack on Iran
Anissa Haddadi, International Business Times
Excerpt: "An email sent by Chris Farnham, senior officer for Stratfor, to an internal unnamed source inside the company titled 'Israel/Iran Barak Hails Munitions Blast in Iran' provides details about who would benefit from an Israeli attack on Iran, and say such a plan would be motivated by economic factors."

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