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Taliban Oil: Did Afghanistan Recover A Hidden Oil & Gas Treasure?

Submitted by Zainab Calcuttawala via OilPrice.com, In the 1990s, the California-based Unocal Corporation invited a delegation from the Afghan Taliban to their headquarters in Sugar Land, Texas, to discuss prospects for constructing a 1700-kilometer Peace Pipeline, according to a new documentary by Al-Jazeera called “Taliban Oil.” If the pipeline had been completed, it would have connected the Caspian Sea’s fossil fuel resources through Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India at a cost of $10 billion, and resulted in friendship with the Taliban.
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