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One More Time: ITS THE OIL!

From good guys to most evil, Taliban metamorphosis is explained by one thing: access to oil. War on terror is war OF terror for oil.


By Joseph Clifford

JAMES TOWN, Rhode Island - The Russians got into their Vietnam right after we got out of ours.

We supported Bin Laden and the Taliban for years, and viewed them as freedom fighters against the Russians.

As late as 1998 the US was paying the salary of every single
Taliban official in Afghanistan.

There is more oil and gas in the Caspian Sea area than in Saudi Arabia, but you need a pipeline through Afghanistan to get the oil out.

UNOCAL, a giant American Oil conglomerate, wanted to build a
1-000-mile long pipeline from the Caspian Sea through Afghanistan to the Arabian Sea.

UNOCAL spent $10 billion on geological surveys for pipeline construction, and very nicely courted the Taliban for their support in allowing the construction to begin.

All of the leading Taliban officials were in Texas negotiating with UNOCAL in 1998.

1998-1999 - The Taliban changed its mind and threw UNOCAL out of the country and awarded the pipeline project to a company from Argentina.

John Maresca, vice president of UNOCAL, testified before Congress and said no pipeline until the Taliban was gone and a more friendly government was established.

1999-2000 - The Taliban became the most evil people in the world.

Niaz Naik, a former Pakistani Foreign Secretary, was told by senior American officials in mid-July that military action against Afghanistan would go ahead by the middle of october.

Sept. 11, 2001 - WTC disaster.

Bush goes to war against Afghanistan even though none of the
hijackers came from Afghanistan.

Bush blamed Bin Laden but has never offered any proof saying it's a "secret."

Taliban offered to negotiate to turn over Bin Laden if we showed them some proof. We refused; we bombed.

Bush said: "This is not about nation building. It's about getting the terrorists."

We have a new government in Afghanistan. The leader of that government, Karzai, formerly worked for UNOCAL

Bush appoints a special envoy to represent the US to deal with that new government, who formerly was the "chief consultant to UNOCAL."

The Bush family acquired their wealth through oil.

Bush's secretary of interior was the president of an oil company before going to Washington

George Bush Sr. now works with the "Carlysle Group" specializing in huge oil investments round the world.

Condoleezza Rice worked for Chevron before going to
Washington. Chevron named one of its newest supertankers
after Condoleezza.

Dick Cheney worked for the giant oil conglomerate
Halliburton before becoming vice president. Isn't that strange?

Halliburton gave Cheney $34 million as a farewell gift when he left the company. Halliburton is in the pipeline
construction business.

There is $6 trillion worth of oil in the Caspian Sea area.

The US government quietly announced on Jan 31, 2002 that we will support the construction of the Trans-Afghanistan

President Musharraf (Pakistan), and interim leader Karzai(Afghanistan -UNOCAL) announces agreement to build proposed
gas pipeline from Central Asia to Pakistan via Afghanistan. (Irish Times 02/10/02)

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Joseph Clifford also contributed this aarticle to
Media Monitors Network, MMN)

Article reposted from IMC-NYC



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