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  •  Spot on (3+ / 0-)
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    gogol, Avila, SherriG

    Strategic location.

    It's also in the path of pipeline routes which will bring oil from central Asia to European and other Western markets allowing them to by-pass Russia. It all gets back to hegemony over the oil-rich Middle East and Central Asian regions.

    Iran is still defiant but Cheney and his gang are working on that "problem".

    "Control oil and you control nations; control food and you control people..." Henry Kissinger

    by truong son traveler on Sat Apr 26, 2008 at 08:27:11 PM PDT

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