Sunday, July 03, 2005

Tying it all together

from From the Wilderness: Coup D'etat

This piece is more than a year old, but it ties together two of the biggest landmine stories out there: Valerie Plame and peak oil. Long and a bit convoluted, but important, and again timely. AMong other things, it explains why Plame was such an important asset to the CIA: she was deep inside ARAMCO, the Arab American Oil Company, which is in effect the oil arm of the Saudi government. That would have also put her in a position to know something about whether Saudi Arabia really has the reserves to increase production, as they claim.

Read it.


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