Tag Archives: CIA

Frankenstein Blow Back

1987-alaskan-peninsula-iliamna_006(Excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Prime Minister Zia ul-Huq’s successor was Benazir Bhutto.  Upon taking office, Bhutto dismissed scores of ISI officials known to be involved in heroin trafficking.  She formed a new ministry to focus on her country’s burgeoning drug problem.  In 1989 she asserted that heroin money was being used to destabilize her government.  She viewed Hezbi-i Isbmi leader Hekmatyar as a narco-terrorist and once warned President George Bush Sr. that the US was “creating a Frankenstein”. Continue reading

Bill It To The Oil Sheiks

0000-14(Excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

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

Afghan Kings & Liberators, CIA Traps

around-the-world-trip-2009-392(Excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers in the Persian Gulf…)

Afghanistan’s geographic location makes it a strategic piece of real estate. It was a bridge between the Eurasian land mass for Russian, Chinese and British traders. Later is served as a buffer zone between the Soviet Union and Persian Gulf oil. Continue reading

The CIA’s Bank In Washington

south-america-2008-79(Excerpted from Chapter 6: BCCI: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

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

Loyal To The Bank Of America

2015-central-america-19-huehuetenango-parque-central(Excerpted from Chapter 6: The Bank of Crooks & Criminals International: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

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

CIA Escapes Costa Rican Justice

2006-20-panama-boquete-rio-cauldera-runs-through-town(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Nicaraguan Contraband: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

While the CIA stonewalled US investigations into agent John Hull’s activities, the Company also had fires to put out in Costa Rica, where multiple investigations of Hull were under way. Continue reading

Indiana Hull & Contra Cocaine

1988-guatemala_006(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Nicaragian Contraband: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Richard Brenneke’s Congressional testimony got more interesting.  He said the Honduran arms bazaar was bankrolled by Columbia’s Medellin Cartel.  When Brenneke discovered this he went to Donald Gregg, who told him, “You do what you were assigned to do.  Don’t question the decisions of your betters”. [143] Continue reading