Karzai to discuss pipeline project with Pakistan

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Cheney gets his pipeline!

Afghan interim ruler Hamid Karzai will hold talks with his Pakistani and Turkmenistan counterparts later this month about plans for a pipeline through his country to export Turkmenistan’s rich oil and gas reserves to the Indian sub-continent , an Afghan minister said on Sunday…. Building of the 850 kms pipeline, described by many as the new”Great Game” of the new millennium, was a serious competition issue between the American oil company UNOCAL Corp and Bridas of Argentine during the five years’ rule of the Taliban regime, which the United States toppled from power as part of its war on terrorism.”

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