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Juan Cole | World More Violent in Past Year, but Middle East Drives Deterioration (Video)

If the GPI is right about what produces peace, you’d have to conclude that the US is heading toward increased violence.

How did our oil get under their soil?> The Trans-Afghanistan Oil Pipeline

The Trans-Afghanistan Oil Pipeline In 1998, Union Oil Company of California (Unocal) representatives testified before the US congress. Unocal had a problem: they were having trouble getting the oil reserves from the areas north of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Russia to their other markets. The high cabal of oilmen had a proposal for a […]