10/09/14 – Michael Klare – The Scott Horton Show by Scott | Oct 9, 2014 | Interviews | 1 comment Michael Klare, a professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College, discusses his article “Obama’s New Oil Wars: Washington Takes on ISIS, Iran, and Russia.” Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS 1 Comment hammersmith on October 11, 2014 at 8:36 pm i thought that some time ago the western powers gave up the idea of controlling middle east oil at its source. there are other sources globally and it anyway all goes into one giant pool, i.e., market, and unless the middle east oil countries want to drink their oil, they have to dump it into that pool and take their chances. that has been true for some time, but is even more true nowadays w/ u.s. increased exploration and production as well as Russia’s, etc. the u.s./western companies instead have concentrated on controlling the refinery and distribution end of things. “controlling middle east oil” serves mainly as a cover/smoke screen for Zionist wars conducted by Zionist lackeys, viz., the u.s.