It looks like he wants to take Iraq's oil money
It's not as if we haven't done enough to those poor people. If he can't "take" the oil itself, he's just going to steal their money:
The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that the State Department threatened to cut off Iraq’s New York Fed account in a phone call Wednesday with Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, according to unnamed Iraqi officials. The resulting cash shortage would hurt Iraq’s economy.
Many countries maintain accounts with the New York Fed in order to store government revenue in the form of U.S. dollars. In Iraq’s case, much of that comes from oil sales.
Even Laura Ingraham gets a little squeamish over this stuff: