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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

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

    Published 12 April 2012 | viewed 4,569 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 3,284 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 4,629 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 3,783 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 5,547 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 13,569 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 3,568 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 3,835 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 3,999 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…

  • Russia's Far East - Rising Energy Superpower

    Published 29 March 2012 | viewed 6,519 times

    Siberia has traditionally conjured up images of fearsome cold and death, first as a place of exile under the Russian Tsars and later under the…

  • Turkey's Attempts to Quell PKK Insurgency has Energy Implications

    Published 29 March 2012 | viewed 3,029 times

    Turkey has adopted a new strategy in its bid to solve its Kurdish “issue.” Ankara’s outreach initiative has enormous energy implications, as Turkey currently imports 90…

  • South Korea's Nuclear Energy Dilemma - Salesmanship Post-Fukushima

    Published 28 March 2012 | viewed 5,562 times

    Prosperous, energy poor South Korea, largely bereft of indigenous energy resources, is forced to compete in an increasingly turbulent world market. As the U.S. Energy Information…

  • China Now World's Leader in Wind Power

    Published 27 March 2012 | viewed 8,750 times

    While Western analysts remain transfixed by China’s seemingly inexhaustible voracious appetite for the world’s hydrocarbon resources, a quiet green revolution has been taking place in…

  • U.S. Military Gets Serious About Biofuels

    Published 26 March 2012 | viewed 7,588 times

    Biofuels, long struggling with a plethora of problems, may finally be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, as the largest fuel consumer,…

  • Cameroon, West Africa's Latest Oil Battleground

    Published 25 March 2012 | viewed 9,145 times

    Sometimes it’s the obscure items about news reports that catch one’s eye. On 17 March a senior official of the Cameroon’s state-run National Hydrocarbons Corporation (SNH)…

  • Russia to Get Oil Railways

    Published 22 March 2012 | viewed 3,348 times

    The Russian Federation’s development of a free market, capitalist economy since the unexpected collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1991 can most charitably be…

  • Australian Industry on Offensive against Imminent Carbon Tax

    Published 21 March 2012 | viewed 3,844 times

    Australia’s carbon tax of $23 a ton, due to be implemented beginning on 1 July, has been deeply unpopular with Australian industrialists since it was…

  • Happy St. Patrick‚Äôs Day! Ireland Strikes Oil

    Published 19 March 2012 | viewed 3,605 times

    After more than three and one half years of brutal recession that stopped the Celtic Tiger in its tracks, the Irish finally have something to…

  • Collateral Damage from Afghan Turmoil - the TAPI Pipeline

    Published 18 March 2012 | viewed 3,937 times

    As the reverberations on the 11 March attack by a U.S. soldier on two Afghan villages in Helmand province continue to abrade U.S.-Afghan relations, the…

  • IEA Recognizes Potential of Renewable Energy Sector

    Published 17 March 2012 | viewed 8,899 times

    For many investors, renewable energy remains a somewhat forbidding topic.What seems to be the best sure-fire bet? Solar? Wind? Geothermal? Tidal? Biomass?Now the redoubtable International…