Monthly Archives: May 2017

GCN Interview: Oil & Oligarchs

Click on Link Below Photo & Select May 20, 2017 Program to Listen:

1989 Oaxaca-Zipolite (2)

http://www.gcnlive.com/JW1D/index.php/archivespage?showCode=302

Dean Henderson is the author of five books: Big Oil & Their Bankers in the Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families & Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics & Terror Network, The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries, Das Kartell der Federal Reserve, Stickin’ it to the Matrix & The Federal Reserve Cartel.  You can subscribe free to his weekly Left Hook column @www.hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com

Occupying Ghawar

(Excerpted from Chapter 13: USS Persian Gulf: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Aside from the economic benefits which US multinationals derived from the brief US war against Iraq and the curtailment of Saudi and Kuwaiti economic power which the Gulf War wrought, there were other important repercussions from the destabilization of the Persian Gulf region. Continue reading

Press TV Interview: Divided OPEC

Dean Henderson is the author of five books: Big Oil & Their Bankers in the Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families & Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics & Terror Network, The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries, Das Kartell der Federal Reserve, Stickin’ it to the Matrix & The Federal Reserve Cartel.  You can subscribe free to his weekly Left Hook column @www.hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com

War Balances Books

(Excerpted from Chapter 12: The Gulf Oil War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

The record profits accrued by US corporations as a result of the Gulf War also served to offset the imbalance in US/GCC trade created by GCC oil revenue. Continue reading

Contracts For Vampires

(Excerpted from Chapter 12: The Gulf Oil War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

As oil historian Daniel Yergin put it, “What we had before the war was a special relationship with Saudi Arabia.  Now we have a more special relationship”.  Continue reading

Al-Sabah Yellow Ribbons

(Excerpted from Chapter 12: The Gulf Oil War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Turkey followed US orders to shut down a key Iraqi oil pipeline. King Fahd agreed to allow US troops to base out of Saudi Arabia.  UAE and Qatar followed suit. Continue reading

Watch Them All Die

(Excerpted from Chapter 12: The Gulf Oil War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

It wasn’t the first time a US President allowed bloodshed to provide a pretext for economically beneficial war, nor would it be the last.  Bush’s “no response” to Saddam was reminiscent of the actions of FDR which led to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and US entry into WWII. Continue reading