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Afghanistan Part II: Saudis, Al Qaeda & Chevron

Around the World Trip 2009 374(Part two of a three-part series excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In the mid-1980’s the UN tried to broker a peace deal in Afghanistan involving a complete Soviet withdrawal in return for an end to US and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) support for the Afghan rebels.  The Reagan Administration refused the UN deal. Continue reading