Four US Troops Killed in Afghan Inside Attack; 8 Coalition Troops Killed in 3 Days

September 20, 2012 - News

“Four American service members were killed by an Afghan policeman early today, the third attack on coalition forces in three days, bringing the death toll in the recent violence to eight….Recent months have seen a string of attacks by Afghan forces against their international counterparts….”

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Oil!

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-> Is an Oil Pipeline Behind the War in Afghanistan?

-> “In 1998, Dick Cheney, now US vice-president but then chief executive of a major oil services company, remarked: “I cannot think of a time when we have had a region emerge as suddenly to become as strategically significant as the Caspian.” But the oil and gas there is worthless until it is moved. The only route which makes both political and economic sense is through Afghanistan.”