Friday, October 16, 2020

Follow The Pipelines: The Deadly Politics of the Great Game for Oil

 Pipeline politics are a core topic here. This interview provides some interesting background.

Yes, I listened. Twice.

Link 

“The Crash of Flight 3804”, Charlotte Dennett’s new book, chronicles her decades-long investigation into the death of her father, the highest ranking American intelligence officer in the Middle East, in a mysterious plane crash in Ethiopia in 1947 on his return from a secret mission to Saudi Arabia for the Central Intelligence Group; the intrigue and treachery of Middle East oil pipeline politics throughout the 20th and 21st centuries; the Berlin to Baghdad Railway; ARAMCO; pipeline and airline routes; Iran hostage crisis; secular Arab nationalism; UNOCAL pipeline; Genie Oil; trans-Yemen pipeline; notorious British spymaster Kim Philby; the partition of Palestine.

The interview is below for your convenience!

4 comments:

  1. Saw this headline the other day and tucked it away.

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/opinion/opinion-thomas-gunton-pipelines-oil-demand-1.5755893?cmp=rss

    Wonder if there's a gonnection.

    gc

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  2. Scott has a nice shout out to you in his latest vid (at 12:08).

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RnqGPamWoY

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    1. thanks for letting me know Gwen :)
      Went over and thanked him for the mention.
      as for Moon of Alabama?

      I caught on to their trash years ago-
      good bye and good riddance

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