THE AMERICAN PROSPECT is debunking the Afghan-oil-pipeline conspiracy theories in a masterful piece.

One item: the sinister Unocal pipeline? Unocal doesn’t want it. It’s only the countries that it would have traversed that want it. (Some imperialism, huh?)

Will this change any minds? Those that are open to reason, perhaps. But I don’t think there are many of those in the “this is all about oil” crowd.