Admit it: You don’t know where the !@#$% Tajikistan is

Greg Palast on Ted Rall's new book on Central Asia: Silk Road to Ruin: Is Central Asia the New Middle East?.

Answer: Yes, of course it is -- any place with hydrocarbons is -- and it has been since the fall of the USSR (see Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia, written pre-9/11, by Ahmed Rashid, in which you'll learn just how "different" the Clinton years were....)