A Tale of Two Springs

Facilitating peace, development and banking in Mosul, Iraq

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Mosul 2012

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I spent a considerable amount of time in Mosul, throughout 2010, trying to secure oil distribution routes north through Mosul. Iraqis refine much of their oil north of Baghdad at a place called Bayji Refinery, among the largest refineries in Iraq. Trucks would then transport the refined oil up to a small city called Hamam al Alil, and then to Mosul, Iraq’s third largest city, for consumption by the people of Mosul and surrounding areas. Terrorists and agents of terror regularly stopped truckers carrying oil along that route to Mosul. At gunpoint, Read the rest of this entry »


Written by treadingupthetigris

April 5, 2012 at 5:40 am

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