Dick Cheney- Corporate Criminal


Cheney: Against Iranian Sanctions Before He Was For Them


The good Lord didn't see fit to put oil and gas only where there are democratically elected regimes friendly to the United States. Occasionally we have to operate in places where, all things considered, one would not normally choose to go. But, we go where the business is....
An example that comes immediately to mind has to do with...the Caspian Sea area. It is a region rich in oil and gas. Unfortunately, Iran is sitting right in the middle of the area and the United States has declared unilateral economic sanctions against that country. As a result, American firms are prohibited from dealing with Iran and find themselves cut out of the action....

-Halliburton CEO Cheney, decrying "sanctions happy" U.S. policy in a CATO address from June of 1998.

Iranians desire and deserve to be free from tyranny and oppression in their own homeland. Freedom in the Middle East requires freedom for the Iranian people -- and America looks forward to the day when our Nation can be the closest of friends with a free and democratic Iran.

-Vice President Cheney, threatening sanctions and more, yesterday.

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