Tag Archives: Unocal

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

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Frankenstein’s Oil Can

south-america-2008-21(Excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In 1994 the Taliban sprang forth from religious schools known as madrassas in NW Pakistan.  The schools were run by Jamiat-Ulema-i-Islami, an Islamic fundamentalist group with close ties to Pakistani ISI and funded by the Saudi government. Continue reading