Laughter All The Way….

Info : Some true facts!

Posted by @ B H i on October 21, 2006

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.. T here 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?

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 bl amed Bin Lade n, 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 you thought we were fighting terrorism    here, didn’t you?

It is all about OIL……… …….


2 Responses to “Info : Some true facts!”

  1. Frederick said

    Wow, I didn’t know any of that. Probably because 90% of it is factually incorrect. I especially like where you say that Lakhdar Ibrahimi is a US envoy to Afghanistan, when he’s actually a UN envoy to Iraq.

    You have been abandoned by the gods of fact-checking, kids.

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