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The insanity of these wars
Hamid Karzai Sworn in As Afghan President

By STEPHEN GRAHAM, Associated Press Writer
KABUL, Afghanistan - President Hamid Karzai took the helm Tuesday of a country whose revival is threatened by a surging opium trade and a persistent Taliban insurgency, pledging to bring stability and prosperity to Afghanistan (news - web sites) even as rebels staged attacks near the Pakistani border.

 http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=516&u=/ap/20041207/ap_on_re_as/afghan_inauguration&printer=1


Personal note:

The strange thing about this merry making in Kabul is that Karzai cannot leave his palace without taking most of his army with him. He really is the major of a small part of Kabul, the rest of the country is under warlords who sell the poppy and do not care who is in the Presidential chair.

Our coward President was at a marine base yesterday thanking them for making all the sacrifices he just said no to in the 60's when he was call to duty. He had some kind of jacket on that made him look like a valet parking guy.

Our insane Sec. Of Def telling troops how wonderful they are and how proud he is of them was blasted by a few courageous soldiers who asked him among other things why they still did not have armor for their jeeps, and why they had to go to the scrap yards to salvage parts. Rummy asked them to repeat their questions and than told them that they have the best equiptment in the world and armor for himvees sometime is bad. What a fucking idiot we have as SOD.

The rest of the war criminals are packing their bags and getting out of Dodge, hoping they are not involved when the war tribunals start calling witnesses someday.


P.S. Bush, the coward, says democracy has now arrived in Afghanistan. I have this bridge back in Brooklyn, I'll make you a good deal------
Karzai, Unocal and 9/11 = explosive connection 08.Dec.2004 07:41

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Central Asia gas deal signed

"The US company Unocal led a consortium in the 1990s which undertook feasibility studies, but it pulled out of the project in 1998.

There are now hopes the plan can be revived following the removal of the Taleban rulers in Afghanistan, and the restoration of a measure of stability to the country."
 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/2016340.stm


Yeah, it is all about OIL

Did you know that:

a.. USA supported Bin Laden and the Taliban for years,
and viewed them as freedom fighters against the Russians?


b.. As late as 1998, the US was paying the salary of
every single Taliban official in Afghanistan?


c.. There is more oil and gas in the Caspian Sea, but
you need a pipeline through Afghanistan to get that out?


d.. UNOCAL, a giant oil conglomerate, wanted to build
a 1000 mile pipeline from the Caspian Sea through
Afghanistan to the Arabian Sea?


e.. UNOCAL spend $ 10,000,000,000 on geological
studies for the pipeline construction, and courted the
Taliban for their support in allowing the construction
to begin?


f.. All leading Taliban officials were in Texas
negotiating with UNOCAL in 1998?


g.. In 1999, Taliban changed its mind and threw UNOCAL
out of the country and awarded the pipeline project to
a company in Argentina?


h.. John Maresca, VP of UNOCAL testified before
Congress and said no pipeline should be set until the
Taliban was gone and a more friendly government was
established?


i.. After 1999, the Taliban became the most "evil" people in the world


j.. In 2001, Bush declares war against Afghanistan,
though not a single Afghani was involved in the plane
"hijacking"?


k.. Bush blamed Bin Laden, but did not offer any
proof, saying it was confidential?


l.. Talibans offered to hand over Bin Laden if there
was proof, but bush bombed Afghanistan instead?


m.. We now have a new government in Afghanistan,
which is friendlier?


n.. That the leader of the new government is one
gentleman called hamid Karzai, who formerly worked
for UNOCAL?


o.. Bush appoints a special envoy (Lakhdar Ibrahimi)
to represent the US to deal with the new government.
This special envoy was formerly chief consultant to
UNOCAL?


p.. The US government quietly announces in January
2002 that it will support the Trans-Afghan pipeline
construction?


q.. President Musharraf and Hamid Karzai announce
agreement in February 2002 to build proposed gas
pipeline from Central Asia to Pakistan through
Afghanistan?


.......And all the while we were told it was about "terrorism" and "freedom".

It is all about OIL................


Condoleezza Rice worked for Chevron before gong to Washington.
Chevron named one of its newest "supertankers" after Condoleezza.
Dick Cheney worked for the giant oil conglomerate Haliburton before becoming VP of USA.
Haliburton is in the pipeline construction business.
Haliburton gave Cheney $34,000,000 as a farewell gift when he left Haliburton.