Apparently, when planning the attack on Iraq, senior officials in the United States considered calling the invasion "Operation Iraqi Liberation" - that was until someone quickly realized the acronym spelt - OIL. They changed it. But how much did oil play into the decision to attack Iraq - and indeed many other geo-political decisions?
Edward Chow, Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Gal Luft, Executive director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security