THE WORLDPOST
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Peter Galbraith, American Adviser To Kurds, Stands To Reap Huge Oil Profits

OSLO -- Peter W. Galbraith, an influential former American ambassador, is a powerful voice on Iraq who helped shape the views of policy makers like Joseph R. Biden Jr. and John Kerry. In the summer of 2005, he was also an adviser to the Kurdish regional government as Iraq wrote its Constitution -- tough and sensitive talks not least because of issues like how Iraq would divide its vast oil wealth.

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