Monday, November 24, 2014 01:26 PM
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Oye! News from Middle East
As November draws to a close, there are two major events that could profoundly change the oil markets.
With the clock ticking, the 5 permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5 plus 1) are negotiating down to the wire with Iran over its nuclear program. The two sides have made
Since 2003 when Operation Iraqi Freedom began, Iraq lurched from crisis to crisis. The nation-building experiment has left a political vacuum despite the so-called democratic elections of Nouri al-Malaki and, most recently, Haidar al-Abadi as Prime Minister. This has left the nation
The recent news that President Obama has sent a "secret letter" to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameini, a reformist, about assisting in the fight against ISIS/ISIL/IS, has stirred up a hornet's nest. In this letter, the existence of which the White House will neither
Iran has long-term plans to sell natural gas to Europe, according to its deputy oil minister Ali Majedi. Speaking in March 2014, the deputy minister said there were three pipelines through which Iran could send the energy: through Turkey, through Iraq-Syria-Lebanon, or through
Among the arguments marshaled by those wary of a nuclear agreement with Iran is that past efforts to negotiate away North Korea’s nuclear weapons program failed.
Iran’s regime, they argue, is just as untrustworthy as North Korea’s and what’s more, Wendy Sherman, the chief U.S.
There have been a number of rounds of border skirmishes between Iran and Pakistan since the first week of October. However, reports that Pakistani forces have returned mortar fire is highly unusual and represents an increase in tensions that have marred this region for years.
Last week some 30
There’s no trade without war; there’s no war without trade,” the famous quip by Jan Pieterzoon Coen, a leading officer of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century, not only points to the dark beginnings of capitalism, it also spells out a basic fact: You need money to wage war, loads
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