Posts Tagged: oil
Iraq's Kurds may at last have their own state. But is it the one they wanted?
Putting aside even Iraq's horrifying descent into sectarian violence, the United States did a spectacularly poor job of governing the country.
Pope Francis' passivity in the face of the brutal Argentine military government fails to inspire confidence.
It didn't take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a "dumb war." But dumb wasn't the half of it.
Can China manage an effective partnership with both Sudans?
China and the United States compete for influence in the Persian Gulf, but they also have overlapping interests in the region.
Argentina's nationalization of a renegade energy company evokes outrage in the international press.
Can Ghana make its nascent oil industry work for the 99 percent?
Will Ghana's new oil industry provoke civil, economic, and environmental conflict?
"If we manage to avoid this war, someone will deserve a Peace Prize, but probably not someone who already has one."