Posts Tagged: oil

Rising prices make African oil a tempting prize. But African leaders are resisting U.S. plans to militarize the continent, saying their resources should be used to alleviate poverty.
The Mexican government wants to put its national oil industry into private hands, reports columnist Laura Carlsen, but it's going to be a tough sell.
In a shifting political landscape, columnist Michael Klare points out, mammoth energy reserves are increasingly more important than huge military arsenals.