Tag Archives: Hamid Karzai

The CIA’s Chechen Drug Lords

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

As Saudi Taliban backer Sheik Khalid bin Mahfouz’ Nimir Petroleum dug into Kazakhstan oil fields with Chevron Texaco, the Unocal-led Centgas was offering to pay the Afghan Taliban government $100 million a year to run their pipeline across Afghanistan. Continue reading

Restoring The Afghan Petro-Monarchy

000023(Excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

With Afghan warehouses brimming with opium, the US bombing of Afghanistan commenced in October 2001.  While the US media turned the event into a JDAM video-game hunt for Osama bin Laden, thousands of Afghan civilians were killed, maimed or forced to leave their homes.  Continue reading

Drugistan

000016(Excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Central Asia produces 75% of the world’s opium.  According to the UN, the surge in opium production in the region coincided with the disintegration of the Soviet Union, which was “encouraged” by the Reagan Administration and the CIA. Continue reading

CIA Created Afghan Heroin Trade

000047Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai had good reasons for trying to shut down US investigations into corruption in his government. The Afghan aristocracy has always run the nation’s heroin trade. But it was the CIA that created it. Continue reading