What color is the Afghan oil? ..

After a decade of finding South American troops in Afghanistan and after the words of Barack Obama on the likely withdrawal of troops in 2014, seems to have finally emerged the principles by which Americans can stay in this region, which is called, in perpetuity.

All of a sudden it became clear that Afghanistan, it turns out, the country, with its large supplies of oil. U.S. Geological Survey, which, apparently, was the top bezotstupno encouraged to find something in the depths of Afghan, not easy to find, and even sounded truly amazing figure Afghan oil wealth — nearly two billion barrels. And it's true, if the farm is nothing in the geological depths of Afghanistan's search for, it would be the first "bezneftyanaya" for many years, the campaign, which took part in the United States. As you know, in the United States are not used to wage war "dry" — that is compassionate and geologists decided to reward soldiers for their democracy works …

Such a gift from geologists, of course, very amused South American power, and then everything went according to the traditional well-established pattern.
Rich field, which is located in the northern part of Afghanistan — on the border with Tajikistan, in which, by the way, not so long ago, too, found oil, became interested in one of the oil giants — the company Exxon. According to the management of the company, it is ready to begin the development of oil fields even now, "to help lift the economy of Afghanistan" — who would doubt … And the most fascinating that the oil found a, well, a bit yesterday, or the day before yesterday. Surprisingly, no one on this Afghan miracle did not even know, well, generally by the phrase "Afghan miracle" Americans are used to having in mind a completely different product, if oil, nature …

It would seem that now everything has to be in its place: South American neftestarateli come to the area of northern Afghanistan, a certain percentage of American troops remain in Afghanistan for the control of oil field facilities shall flow a river in the Afghan budget, slightly perepadet Exxon … But this rosy picture is somewhat amusing pieces, which, of course, prevent the development of events is so idyllic.

In-1's, enthusiasm for the oil shows not only Exxon (namely China's CNPC is also trying to carry out their activities nearby — the Amu Darya River Basin, is not coming in, the truth is Afghanistan). As many as seven companies from different countries of the world, including Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Pakistan and India, want to finally behold, what color Afghanistan oil.

In-2, not all Afghans can truly understand if the "dig" in their area will be occupied by representatives of foreign countries. And it can correctly recognize the promise of an "economic prosperity of Afghanistan", for example, the Taliban. And do not forget that if the oil in Afghanistan really is, and it is in the north of the country, the north — an area that, to put it mildly, not a hundred percent controlled by Afghan President Karzai, if anything at all to them in this country is controlled by , not including applying to the hands of "brotherly" donations coming from abroad. In the north Afghanistan have their favorites, which local residents are willing to respect a lot more if Karzai. Namely, such a person is Abdul Rashid Dostum, which managed to war against a variety of forces, and so the tale of how Americans will raise the Afghan economy by pumping Afghan oil obviously will not believe. Well, if of course, the most Dostum, as mentioned in a famous movie, will not make an offer he can not refuse …

B-3, there is the problem, which can be called a bit if not the most important. Specialists lead follow an idea: if the same Exxon will lead the development of the Afghan oil, which route this oil will be transported? After all, with all due respect to the Afghan transport system, the only proven means of transportation for centuries there is a local donkey … and if the transportation of opium he sovladevaet fine, that's not pull the animal oil, nadorvetsya …

No, surely Americans can provide the means of carriage, but this is how much to oil tankers, that those big stores to carry the necessary time to find the right place … Well, for the operation in Afghanistan, the Americans, however, are needed to understand such a fact that no outlet to the sea, nor the right, respectively, maritime transport, this country does not have.

Neuzh hope is that the Afghan steel road, but here they were, to put it mildly, not quite enough to implement such a large-scale project. There are, of course, branch, which was built more Russian spices. This branch Hayraton-Termez to the bridge across the Amu Darya. There are several other branches of the Kandahar-Herat-Kushka and Herat — Hough (Iran). But, as can be seen in the first 2-cases have to go to Russia, and the case with the Iranian Hafom generally look like an insult against the Yankees, unless of course they do not begin to "lead" on Iran to "bright future of democracy" has in recent times. In general, in all the train options price of a barrel of crude oil in Afghanistan can reach truly astronomical values.
Maybe Americans want to build a pipeline to the terrain of Afghanistan, but again, where he will lead? .. If to the north, there again, you know, our homeland emerges from our wide in places and "anti-democratic" rules for the conduct of the crystal unblemished South American business. Well not in vain Russia criticized the fact that she does not know how to work with Western businessmen. Like, all the usual Western businessmen have long legs of the Russian Federation did. Not really something will give the order to return … It turns out that with Russia — is not an option.

If through Turkmenistan, the Caspian Sea there with their own unresolved problem of the offshore dispute and stalled the project "Nabucco" …

If the south — that such a pipeline would be a good target for terrorists of all shades. Well, the actual construction of the pipeline itself will cost, perhaps, more expensive services of the military budget of the United States …

Perhaps for the first time in the history of its own new U.S. faces a similar flaw in the democratic gains in the form of an oil discovery in the country with the successful democracy there, but neither the sea, nor the usual no roads — just round the plantation, which by themselves and are spreading the same democratizers in the areas.

Just a Afghan dead end for the majority carriers of global values obtained …

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