The EyeOpener- Spotlight Baluchistan: Minerals, Pipelines & Terrorists in the Imperial Great Game

To the residents of Baluchistan it must be puzzling that this remote, sparsely populated region in Pakistan’s southwest is increasingly gaining the attention of far-flung corners of the globe, from Beijing to Moscow to Tel Aviv to Washington. A rugged, arid region dominated by the ethnic minority Baluch tribes, Baluchistan straddles parts of Iran, Pakistan […]

Balochistan: CIA Carving Out New Role

… but this started before 9/11 and with a direct link to 9/11 Just finished reading the latest on CIA-Balochistan, and had to write a quick post and share. ISLAMABAD: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), led by David Petraeus the former Commander, US Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), has a strategic, multidimensional interest in Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest […]