– Just how important is Iran?
– There is a great reserve of oil in that area and we’re interested in oil reserves. And if Iran should go through a revolution or a foreign country should take over Iran it’s quite conceivable that it would find it easy to take over all the rest of oil producing countries in Persian Gulf. And that area produces and has the potential reserves of 40-60% of the world reserve of oil supplies.
– Which might be needed sometime.
– Which might be needed indeed.