Tag Archives: Halliburton

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

Eviscerating Yugoslavia: CIA Islamists, Halliburton & Fake Massacres

2014 8-29 Columbia_Jefferson City (18)(Part three of a five-part series excerpted from Chapter 15: Yugoslavia Bad, Greater Albania Good: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Al Qaeda to the Rescue

Even as President Clinton was hailing an outbreak of peace in the region, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General John Shalikashvili- now a director at Carlyle Group- was meeting with Croat military commanders in Zaghreb to coordinate the deployment of 25,000 US troops to back the breakaway armies in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Continue reading

Big Oil’s Central Asian Mafia

000030(Excerpted from Chapter 17: Caspian Sea Oil Grab: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

According to Kurt Wulff of the oil investment firm McDep Associates, the Four Horsemen, romping in their new Far East pastures, saw asset increases from 1988-1994 as follows: Exxon Mobil- 54%, Chevron Texaco- 74%, Royal Dutch/Shell- 52% and BP Amoco- 54%.   The Four Horsemen had more than doubled their collective assets in six short years. Continue reading