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By Michael C. Ruppert

ISBN-10: 0865715408

ISBN-13: 9780865715400

The assaults of September eleven, 2001 have been finished via an awesome orchestration of logistics and group of workers. Crossing the Rubicon discovers and identifies key suspects - discovering a few of them within the maximum echelons of yankee executive - by way of displaying how they acted in live performance to assure that the assaults produced the specified consequence.

Crossing the Rubicon is exclusive not just for its case-breaking exam of Sept. 11, yet for the breadth and intensity of its global photo - an interdisciplinary research of petroleum, geopolitics, narco-traffic, intelligence and militarism - with no which September 11 can't be understood.

The US production region has been in most cases changed through hypothesis on monetary facts whose underlying financial truth is a dismal mystery. 1000's of billions of greenbacks in laundered drug funds movement via Wall highway every year from opium and coca fields maintained via CIA-sponsored warlords and US-backed covert paramilitary violence. America's international dominance will depend on a consistently turning mill of weapons, medicinal drugs, oil and funds. Oil and traditional fuel - the fuels that make fiscal development attainable - are backed by way of American army strength and overseas lending.

In fact, 11th of September and the ensuing "War on Terror" are components of a huge authoritarian reaction to an rising fiscal difficulty of unparalleled scale. height Oil - the start of the tip for our commercial civilization - is using the elites of yank strength to enforce unthinkably draconian measures of repression, battle and inhabitants regulate. Crossing the Rubicon is greater than a narrative. it's a map of the perilous terrain during which, jointly and by myself, we're all now making our means.

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The West came in with high hopes. The Soviets found Tengiz onshore in 1979 with about 6 Gb of very deep, high-sulfur oil in a reef. Chevron took over and is now producing it with difficulty. But offshore they found a huge prospect called Kashagan in a similar geological setting to Tengiz. If it had been full, it could have contained 200 Gb, but they have now drilled three deep wells at huge cost, finding that instead of being a single reservoir it, like Tengiz, is made up of reefs. Reserves are now quoted at 9-13 Gb.

As fields deplete, oil becomes increasingly expensive to produce. These costs must be passed on to consumers. Not all oil in the ground is recoverable. When it takes more energy to pump a barrel of oil than is obtained by burning it, the field is considered dead, regardless of how much oil remains. Unconventional substitutes are extremely expensive and problematic to produce. Tar sands, oil shale, deep water, and polar oil sources have severe limitations. Canadian tar sands development is proving disappointing because it requires large quantities of fresh water and natural gas to make steam, which is a necessary part of the extraction process.

The agency is about four miles from the runways of Washington-Dulles International Airport. Agency chiefs came up with the scenario to test employees’ ability to respond to a disaster, said spokesman Art Haubold. To simulate the damage from the plane, some stairwells and exits were to be closed off, forcing employees to find other ways to evacuate the building. ‘It was just an incredible coincidence that this happened to involve an aircraft crashing into our facility,’ Haubold said. m. on Sept.

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