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johnaries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-11-09 11:25 PM
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28. So, you're saying it was MIHOP? Just so we could invade
Afghanistan?
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  -Any discussion of Afghanistan and Pakistan that doesn't start and end with pipelines is a lie yurbud  Oct-11-09 07:30 PM   #0 
  - They'll never admit what it's really about.  madeline_con   Oct-11-09 07:33 PM   #1 
  - Bill Clinton and Papa Bush learned the limits of humanitarian wars--no casualties  yurbud   Oct-11-09 08:00 PM   #8 
  - It was ALWAYS about oil.  hobbit709   Oct-11-09 07:33 PM   #2 
  - Not just a pipeline  Xicano   Oct-11-09 07:40 PM   #3 
  - see my second link on Afghanistan--it's hard to measure how much that props up  yurbud   Oct-11-09 07:58 PM   #7 
  - I'll post infomation on that a later from now.  Xicano   Oct-11-09 09:06 PM   #17 
  - Here's some information on that.  Xicano   Oct-11-09 09:34 PM   #21 
  - I learned something about the opium on PBS yesterday  KamaAina   Oct-12-09 12:59 PM   #33 
  - I'm sure there's plenty more to find...  AntiFascist   Oct-12-09 07:47 PM   #39 
  - +1  Nikki Stone1   Oct-12-09 05:17 PM   #35 
  - I don't think war there for 8 years would have happened without 9-11  stray cat   Oct-11-09 07:49 PM   #4 
  - which sadly does not undercut my argument at all. Afghan War was being planned well before that  yurbud   Oct-11-09 07:57 PM   #6 
     - PNAC  conscious evolution   Oct-11-09 08:24 PM   #11 
        - yep  yurbud   Oct-11-09 09:02 PM   #15 
  - It's ALWAYS all about the oil.  Blue_In_AK   Oct-11-09 07:50 PM   #5 
  - you would never know it from all the talking head shows on TV and even most columnists  yurbud   Oct-11-09 08:01 PM   #9 
  - And the arms sales...  grahamhgreen   Oct-11-09 08:27 PM   #13 
  - "Even" the US turn against Pakistan?  Robb   Oct-11-09 08:04 PM   #10 
  - stability means a compliant government that will kill their own people if they get in the way of the  yurbud   Oct-11-09 08:59 PM   #14 
  - Pakistan is about to break up into 3 countries .. 2 will destroy the one with the nukes..and get the  sam sarrha   Oct-11-09 09:50 PM   #23 
  - Holy frickin shite, that was you??? I saved that to my hard drive back in '01!  catzies   Oct-12-09 06:38 PM   #38 
     - LOL. My first job was soothsayer.  Robb   Oct-13-09 07:45 AM   #40 
  - Unocal was in serious talks with the Taliban to run a pipeline through prior to 9/11.  Selatius   Oct-11-09 08:26 PM   #12 
  - you're being sarcastic, right?  yurbud   Oct-11-09 09:03 PM   #16 
  - The U.S. suddenly withdrew from negotiations. If I recall correctly, the Taliban  Subdivisions   Oct-11-09 11:15 PM   #27 
  - I don't think its a pipeline  BOG PERSON   Oct-11-09 09:13 PM   #18 
  - It IS a pipeline; to get oil from the Dauletabad gas field to India and the surrounding region. n/t  madeline_con   Oct-11-09 10:54 PM   #24 
  - uncle dickie could`t cut a deal with the taliban  madrchsod   Oct-11-09 09:27 PM   #19 
  - it will never happen... they know they can destroy us by cutting off our oil.. and bankrupt us with  sam sarrha   Oct-11-09 09:48 PM   #22 
     - "... cutting off our oil.. " OUR oil? n/t  madeline_con   Oct-11-09 10:57 PM   #25 
     - our supply of oil.... ask before you jump.. someone will think you have an agenda.. i have to type  sam sarrha   Oct-12-09 05:15 PM   #34 
     - How do you figure that's OUR oil? n/t  Subdivisions   Oct-11-09 11:14 PM   #26 
  - the billions we waste in that Blackhole could build solar and wind farms to free us from oil  sam sarrha   Oct-11-09 09:33 PM   #20 
  - So, you're saying it was MIHOP? Just so we could invade  johnaries   Oct-11-09 11:25 PM   #28 
  - hmmm...so you figure if you can paint this with the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory brush...  yurbud   Oct-12-09 02:55 AM   #29 
  - our government chooses how to respond to provocations--take two naval engagements  yurbud   Oct-12-09 12:25 PM   #30 
  - Do you think the Taliban are a threat to us? How about Saudi Arabia who sent agents to  yurbud   Oct-12-09 12:37 PM   #31 
  - Yup  Orwellian_Ghost   Oct-12-09 12:55 PM   #32 
  - who said, "carpet of bombs or carpet of gold"?  onethatcares   Oct-12-09 05:32 PM   #36 
  - Don't tell us. Tell it to the head decider in charge.  Thothmes   Oct-12-09 06:33 PM   #37 
 

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