Tag Archives: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

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

Poppy Fields Forever

2016-6-6-lavender-2(Excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

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