Tag Archives: BCCI

Bill It To The Oil Sheiks

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The US had trained the Pakistani military for some time, making it one of the best fighting forces in the region. Continue reading

Poppy Fields Forever

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Pakistan became the third largest recipient of US military aid in the world, behind only Israel and Egypt.  Much of that aid was going to arm the mujahadeen who launched raids into Afghanistan, seizing large chunks of real estate.  A pattern emerged. Continue reading

Leaving The Arabs Holding The Bag

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When Sheik Kamal Adham was indicted for his role in the BCCI spook house, he referred to the bank’s closure as a conspiracy by Western bankers bent on keeping the Arab world out of the game of international finance.  Continue reading

The BCCI Black Network

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BCCI’s most notorious acts were hatched out of its Karachi branch, where the bank’s Black Network (BN) operated.  BN was a global intelligence and enforcement unit that specialized in transporting arms, drugs and gold. Continue reading

The CIA’s Bank In Washington

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BCCI was thrust into the limelight when in testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics & International Relations; Noriega’s intelligence chief Jose Blandon, fingered BCCI as Noriega’s key drug bank. Continue reading

How BCCI Ripped Off Poorest Countries

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Robin Hood in Reverse

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) had close ties to BCCI. Continue reading

Loyal To The Bank Of America

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The NSC was funneling arms to the Nicaraguan contras before Oliver North’s resupply network was operational.  US aid to Saudi Arabia was being forwarded to the contras via the Karachi, Pakistan-based Bank of Credit & Commerce International (BCCI). [212] Continue reading