A US soldier walks towards a burning oil well in Iraq's vast Rumaila oil fields in this March 2003 photo: Even directly after the invasion, the US troops didn't pay close attention to the issue of oil.
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A US soldier walks towards a burning oil well in Iraq's vast Rumaila oil fields in this March 2003 photo: Even directly after the invasion, the US troops didn't pay close attention to the issue of oil.