Over the course of the last four or so weeks, the media has paid quite a
bit of attention to Islamic State’s lucrative trade in “stolen” crude.
The peculiar thing about the US strikes is that it took The Pentagon
nearly 14 months to figure out that the most effective way to cripple
Islamic State’s oil trade is to bomb... the oil.
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a former blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.
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