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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

Big Oil’s Taliban Offspring

000033Back in the July 2010, Exxon Mobil reported a 91% jump in 2nd quarter profits, while Chevron Texaco saw profits triple due to “higher energy prices”.  But the military half of the industrial complex had a terrible week when a US audit revealed that the Pentagon was unable to account for more than $9 billion in Iraqi Treasury money they received to pay for “reconstruction” contracts.  Bechtel?  Halliburton?  Little Dick Cheney? Continue reading