Issues / Energy
The following transcript is of a speech that Peter Scott delivered in Russia that addresses the role that NATO and Western oil companies play in the former USSR states that sit next to Russia.
Russia has solicited the help of ExxonMobil and Norway's Statoil to develop a field of oil shale in Siberia.
The West showed little flexibility in recent negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program as the hopes for a diplomatic solution grow dimmer.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Japan is about to replace its nuclear plants with something just as risky.
This article discusses the latest developments in the tension between Washington and Tehran over Iran's nuclear program as the Baghdad talks approach quickly.
This article examines the political and economic ties between Israel and Azerbaijan and the discussion of Israeli plans to attack Iran from Azerbaijan, however, the author concludes that Baku will not permit Tel Aviv to use its territory for striking the Islamic Republic as Azeri national interests would be undermined.
Callenbach's writing reflects upon the direction that America has moved, since he wrote Ecotopia several decades ago, and offers a pessimistic outlook for the capacity of humanity to survive in a self-sustaining and harmonious manner, however, he offers final suggestions about how Americans can embrace our decline, and live with such evolution.
Europe's crocodile tears for Argentina's economic development are all about the profits of European companies.
If the West can provide Iran the space to compromise on its nuclear program, the upcoming Baghdad talks just might yield a breakthrough.