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Posts Tagged ‘Turkmenistan

Talking Points on the Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline

April 25, 2010

American troops will not be back home from Afghanistan until after 2014. That is when the Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline is scheduled to be operational. In the mid 1990s, Unocol [Union Oil Company of California, which merged with Chevron in 2005] began plans for an oil and a gas pipeline from rich oilfields in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and […]

UK Ambassador Craig Murray: “People raped with broken bottles, children tortured, people boiled alive.”

November 8, 2009

Ambassador Craig Murray, rector of the University of Dundee, was until 2004 the British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, which he describes as a Stalinist totalitarian state courted and supported by the Americans. As ambassador, Murray saw the MI5 intelligence reports from the CIA that described the most horrible torture procedures.  “People were raped with broken bottles, […]

Afghanistan: What if they threw a war and nobody knew why?

August 21, 2009

When the U.S. began bombing Afghanistan in October 2001, America’s war aims were clear: capture or kill Osama bin Laden, overthrow the Taliban government, deny Al Qaeda training camps and a safe haven. Of course, there was also a fourth unmentioned war aim, a lie of omission: lay an oil and gas pipeline from Turkmenistan […]