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Transparency Squabble Stalls US-Mexico Oil & Gas Deal

Jul 02, 2013 at 17:10 | Jen Alic

The US House has ratified an agreement governing oil and gas development along the US-Mexico border, possibly breaking the moratorium on production here and adding in a controversial clause that…

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Oil and Human Rights Don't Mix for Kazakhstan

Jul 02, 2013 at 17:06 | Daniel J. Graeber

The British government got an earful from Kazakhstan this week despite Prime Minister David Cameron's economic outreach. The prime minister arrived Sunday in Kazakhstan to help launch one of the…

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Iran and Sudan Begin to Execute Moves to Dominate Central & Western Africa

Jul 02, 2013 at 16:54 | Yossef Bodansky

The Central African Republic has become a key player, working under Sudanese and Iranian direction, in jihadist action, geared to take advantage of the West's declining influence in Western and…

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Mozambique Guerrillas Threaten Country’s Energy Infrastructure

Jun 28, 2013 at 17:25 | John Daly

The first European colonial empire to be established, Portugal’s overseas territories were some of the last to attain independence, leaving aftershocks which reverberate to this day, particularly in Mozambique.

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Qatar’s Transition Acts as Pivot for “Change of Direction” for Middle East

Jun 27, 2013 at 16:41 | Gregory R. Copley

The change of leadership in Qatar on June 25, 2013, served as a signal of a subtle, but profound, change of direction in the greater Middle East. Of significance, however,…

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How Worried is Saudi, Qatar by the Syrian Conflict?

Jun 25, 2013 at 16:47 | Claude Salhani

Are the Saudis and the Qataris, strong supporters of the Syrian rebellion, worried by the turn of events in Syria and in neighboring countries? They should be. Of the…

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Iran's Next President Faces Uncertain Economic Future

Jun 24, 2013 at 17:01 | Daniel J. Graeber

Energy-hungry Asian economies are trying to figure out how to keep the supply of oil coming from Iran in a way that keeps the U.S. government happy.  China in May…

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Japan and China Race to Invest in Africa’s Natural Resources

Jun 24, 2013 at 16:44 | Economywatch

The competition between China and Japan, the two economic heavyweights of East Asia, has now intensified at a time when both countries are hungrier than ever for resources and energy…

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Instability in the Middle East Makes Accurate Oil Market Predictions Impossible

Jun 21, 2013 at 17:11 | Dave Summers

The continuing conflict in Syria, and the slow spread of violence in the region around it, continue to make it difficult to make accurate predictions about the future of oil…

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POLITICAL ALERTS

Jun 21, 2013 at 13:55 | Editorial Dept

Iranian Elections Bode Well for Political UnityThe Iranian people elected a new president on 14 June in the first round, with over 70% voter turnout.  Hassan Rouhani won…

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