US may lose access to oil in Syria and Iraq

Wednesday, 8 July, 2020 - 08:51

Congress intends to save on Middle Eastern missions
The United States wants to legally ban the Pentagon from spending federal budget funds to maintain control of the oil fields in Syria and Iraq.  Relevant proposals are contained in the draft US defense budget for fiscal year 2021.  Nevertheless, on Capitol Hill, they propose to continue financing local forces so that the Islamic State group could not be reborn.