NOW he tries to clarify....
[url=http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20817260/]Greenspan clarifies Iraq war, oil link
Says he told White House ousting Saddam was 'essential' to world supplies
Greenspan, who wrote in his memoir that “the Iraq War is largely about oil,” said in a Washington Post interview that while securing global oil supplies was “not the administration’s motive,” he had presented the White House before the 2003 invasion with the case for why removing the then-Iraqi leader was important for the global economy.
“I was not saying that that’s the administration’s motive,” Greenspan said in the interview conducted on Saturday. “I’m just saying that if somebody asked me, ’Are we fortunate in taking out Saddam?’ I would say it was essential
OF COURSE! TAKING OUT SADDAM WAS ESSENTIAL TO THE ADMINISTRATION'S MOTIVE: GRABBING OIL UNDER THE GUISE OF "SPREADING DEMOCRACY AND FIGHTING 'TERRA WITH TERRA.'