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John Daly

John Daly

U.S.-Central Asia Biofuels Ltd

Contributor since: 29 Sep 2011


Dr. John C.K. Daly is the chief analyst for, Dr. Daly received his Ph.D. in 1986 from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London. While at the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, where he is currently a non-resident scholar, in 199 he founded The Cyber-Caravan, which continues today under the title, The Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst. He subsequently served as Director of Programs at the Middle East Institute in Washington DC before joining UPI as International Correspondent.
Dr. Daly’s work has appeared in appeared in Jamestown's Spotlight on Terror, Eurasia Daily Monitor, China Brief and Terrorism Monitor, along with Jane's Defense Group's Intelligence Watch Report, Jane's Intelligence Review, Terrorism Watch Report, Jane's Terrorism & Security Monitor and Islamic Affairs Analyst, Caspian Crossroads, ISN and the Christian Science Monitor. During 2003=-2006 Dr. Daly was a contributing editor for Vanity Fair on terrorism.  Dr. Daly has been a commentator on current events for CNN, the Hudson Institute, the Middle East Institute, National Public Radio, Al-Arabiya, Press TV and Radio Free Asia, among others.
Dr. Daly is currently President and CEO of U.S.-Central Asia Biofuels Ltd.”

Latest articles from John

  • Pakistan Nuclear Power Plant in Karachi - Bad Idea

    Published 27 April 2012 | viewed 4,227 times

    Pakistan is deep in a power crisis. Quite aside from distressing domestic consumers, the country’s episodic and erratic electrical generating capacity is also nobbling Pakistani…

  • East Africa Grapples with Gaddafi Investment Legacy

    Published 26 April 2012 | viewed 6,800 times

    Muammar Gaddafi ruled Libya for 41 years before an armed “Arab Spring” uprising last year drove him from power, leading to his death in October…

  • Scotland's SNP Embraces Renewable Energy

    Published 25 April 2012 | viewed 4,201 times

    While the European Union remains preoccupied with the slow unraveling of its economy, in Britain the conservative government of Prime Minister David Cameron is grappling…

  • Troubled Chesapeake Energy's financial savior - India?

    Published 24 April 2012 | viewed 5,740 times

    It is one of Wall Street’s worst-kept secrets that Chesapeake Energy, America’s second largest producer of natural gas, is short of cash, facing an estimated…

  • Never Say Die - Keystone XL Pipeline to Enter U.S. Presidential Election

    Published 23 April 2012 | viewed 5,683 times

    Like Lazarus arising from the grave, or a vampire pulling a stake out of his chest, the controversial Keystone LX pipeline, designed to transport Alberta’s…

  • UK Govt. Seismic Fracking Report Certain to Sharpen Debate

    Published 20 April 2012 | viewed 11,127 times

    The process of hydraulic fracturing is a mining technique which uses injected fluid to propagate fractures in a rock layer to release hydrocarbon deposits that…

  • Stung by the Keystone XL Debacle, Canada Looks Eastwards

    Published 20 April 2012 | viewed 8,750 times

    Given that the Keystone XL pipeline is apparently dead in the water at least until after the next presidential election, Canada is seeking new export…

  • Iran's Occupation of Persian Gulf Islands Rattles Neighbors

    Published 18 April 2012 | viewed 9,164 times

    As Iran struggles to mitigate the economic and political effects of the sanctions imposed on it by the international community over its nuclear activities, Tehran…

  • Bad Business: Argentina Moves Towards Nationalizing YPF Repsol

    Published 17 April 2012 | viewed 7,122 times

    Energy and nationalist politics are a volatile mix. In the Second/Third World, multinational energy companies seeking new frontiers prey upon nations’ inability to develop indigenous…

  • Afghanistan - Pakistan Attacks - Endgame for Energy Interests?

    Published 16 April 2012 | viewed 3,180 times

    First, the bad news. On 15 April, insurgent forces in Afghanistan began unexpected attacks on embassies, a supermarket, a hotel and the parliament in the…

  • Russia Rattled by Rising Importance of Shale Gas

    Published 13 April 2012 | viewed 5,610 times

    Whilst it is exceedingly difficult to summon up much sympathy for either Russia’s state-owned natural gas monopoly Gazprom or Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin, the dynamic…

  • If Chevron's Romania Fracking Deal is so Good, Why the Secrecy?

    Published 12 April 2012 | viewed 5,833 times

    Hydraulic fracturing of subterranean natural gas deposits seems a godsend to energy starved countries, particularly those in Central and Eastern Europe, which have seen their…

  • U.S. Risks Involvement in Regional Central Asian Disputes

    Published 12 April 2012 | viewed 7,464 times

    The Pentagon, clearly unsettled by its proposed 2014 drawdown of the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, has cast its net wide to retain a presence…

  • Upcoming UGGS Fracking Report Game Changer?

    Published 11 April 2012 | viewed 6,600 times

    There is currently no more contested U.S. energy initiative than to pen up the country’s vast potential reserves of natural gas by utilizing the “hydraulic…

  • End Game for Hugo Chavez, What Next for Venezuela?

    Published 10 April 2012 | viewed 4,693 times

    The current health of Venezuelan President Hugo Rafael Chavez can best be described as parlous. The health of the leader of Latin America’s self proclaimed…

  • California's Nuclear Power Woes

    Published 05 April 2012 | viewed 7,911 times

    What a difference a year makes. In early 2011, America’s nuclear energy community and its proponents were cautiously hoping that America’s troubled nuclear power industry…

  • Pakistan and India to go to War over Water?

    Published 04 April 2012 | viewed 27,834 times

    A peaceful and stable Pakistan is integral to western efforts to pacify Afghanistan, but Islamabad’s obsessions with its giant eastern neighbor may render such issues…

  • In Major Policy shift, Turkey to Buy Libyan Crude to Replace Iranian

    Published 03 April 2012 | viewed 7,367 times

    Washington’s attempts to corral recalcitrant nations to support increased sanctions on Iran by boycotting their oil exports have seen a number of countries effectively ignore…

  • Azerbaijan Reportedly Grants Israel "Airbase Deal" - BAD Idea

    Published 02 April 2012 | viewed 13,346 times

    According to a report in the British media, citing the authoritative U.S. journal “Foreign Policy,” U.S. officials have said that Israel's military may have secured…

  • German Nuclear Plans Reveal Deep Flaws

    Published 02 April 2012 | viewed 5,097 times

    Ten months ago, in the wake of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (NPP) disaster two months earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Germany…

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