1,701. 7/15/2000

“In July 2000 Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, the bible of the international petroleum industry, reported that Saudi Arabia was sending as many as 150,000 barrels of oil a day to Afghanistan and Pakistan in off-the-books foreign aid. This tactic–sending free oil in lieu of cash–was an established Saudi precedent.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Robert Baer, Sleeping with the Devil, Pages 34-35

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