The WikiLeaks GiFiles: Stratfor Predicts Huge Oil Profits from Attack on Iran

NEWS, 5 Mar 2012

Anissa Haddadi – International Business Times

WikiLeaks has started publishing more than five million emails hacked by Anonymous from the servers of Stratfor, a US intelligence gathering company.

An email sent by Chris Farnham, senior officer for Stratfor, to an internal unnamed source inside the company titled “Israel/Iran Barak Hails Munitions Blast in Iran” provides details about who would benefit from an Israeli attack on Iran, and say such a plan would be motivated by economic factors.

According to the email, sent on November 13, 2011, supporters of an Israeli-led attack are Russia, India and Saudi Arabia, while the EU and China stand against such plans, mainly for economic reasons.

“Not many people know that Russia is one of Israel’s largest military partners and India is Israel’s largest client. If a direct conflict between Iran and Israel erupts, Russia and Saudi Arabia will gain the advantages on oil increasing prices. On the other hand, China and Europe are expected to lose from an oil crisis as a result of a conflict,” the email says

Farnham said that an attack on the Iranian nuclear facilities would last only 48 hours and be so devastating it would lead to regime change.

“Based on Israeli plans, the attack on Iran will last only 48 hours but will be so destructive that Iran will be unable to retaliate or recover and the government will fall. It is hard to believe that Hamas or Hezbollah will try to get involved in this conflict,” Farham wrote.

The Stratfor analyst then reveals that despite claims propagated in the media, an attack on Iran is unlikely since Israeli commandos have already targeted major parts of Iran’s nuclear programme.

“In the open media many are pushing and expecting Israel to launch a massive attack on Iran. Even if the Israelis have the capabilities and are ready to attack by air, sea and land, there is no need to attack the nuclear programme at this point after the commandos destroyed a significant part of it.”

Farnham said an attack would be motivated by economic factors rather than Iran’s nuclear programme.

“If a massive attack on Iran happens soon, then the attack will have political and oil reasons and not nuclear. It is also very hard to believe that the Israelis will initiate an attack unless they act as a contractor for other nations or if Iran or its proxies attack first,” the email concludes.

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2 Responses to “The WikiLeaks GiFiles: Stratfor Predicts Huge Oil Profits from Attack on Iran”

  1. […] for other nations or if Iran or its proxies attack first,”the email concludes. (Source: Transcend Media Service […]

  2. Phil says:

    These so called emails hacked are all part of the game of B.S
    Do not take these emails as gospel. This is all kidology, to fool the masses that they must be real be wikileaks released them and after all Assange is a wanted hunted man?

    This is pure pysop at it’s finest. The only truth one should ever need to know is who upto now has done the murdering/invading/occupying/raping/torture/slaughter/ mass mulitiple air raids/ multi thousand missile strikes/hidden secret torture centres/massive military bases where thousands of citizens are arressted and tortured for the crimes of being a muslim in the country of your birth.

    Who are the ones who are poluting muslim countries with deplited uranium? destroying the health and future birth rates for decades to come?

    Who are the ones who use the U.N as a tool to justify wars based on pure bull 5hit?

    Who are the ones who have been proven to lie time and again yet some how all able to get support for further sanctions and threats of war against countries who in TRUTH pose no real threat.

    Iran is not woned by the west, Iran’s cenrtal bank is not owned by the west. Iran’s industries belong to Iran. Iran will not sign over it’s soverignty to the west so has to be taken out.

    Libya and that poor country, did not owe a single dime to the world bank. The IMF wanted Libya to conform to them. Wetsrn giant industries and banking corporations wanted Libya to sell over their rights and ground wealth to western interests.

    In Libya we had a country who did not bow to western imperialistic threats. You see it is not hard to follow who is good and who is bad.

    The west including American and Israel are probably to date the most evil group of countries the world has to face. They control world media, those who control the mesia control the thoughts of over 90% of world oppinion.

    As for Assange he is a pawn, he is playing his part, ask yourself why is it that Assange is demonized by tptb? he needs cred to give him and his so called leaks of information credence to do do their job of leaking material that in the end benefits the west.

    Sorry for bad grammar..