Kenneth R. Timmerman, in today’s New York Post:
in documents I obtained during an investigation of the French relationship to Saddam Hussein, the French interest in maintaining Saddam Hussein in power was spelled out in excruciating detail. The price tag: close to $100 billion. That was what French oil companies stood to profit in the first seven years of their exclusive oil arrangements – had Saddam remained in power.
Now that’s real money. I wonder how much of it was going to come in the form of kickbacks?