Why Do They Hate Us?

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Tue, 30 Oct 2001 20:08:02 -0800


Kris Ganjam wrote:
> 
>....It and these articles [2],
> put forth the case that the underlying strategic reason for our
> overthrow of the Taliban is so US oil interests can more easily build
> pipelines from the Caspian to Central Asia via Afghanistan.  

I think that the "underlying" reason for our overthrow of the Taliban
should be equally obvious to those with or without an understanding of
oil industry economics. Oil companies may be rubbing their hands
together in glee but that doesn't really change the reason that the
military is there.

 Paul Prescod