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May 31, 2013 at 16:52 | John Daly

One of the world’s most important energy developments of the past two decades since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 has been the development of the Caspian’s energy…

Fractured US Intelligence Rules out Greater Cooperation with Russia

Fractured US Intelligence Rules out Greater Cooperation with Russia

Apr 29, 2013 at 15:32 | Jen Alic

The US intelligence community is in a state of disarray—most recently illustrated by the Boston Marathon Bombings—and the idea of a more structured cooperation with Russian intelligence as a direct…

Boston Marathon Attacks, Chechnya and Oil – the Hidden U.S. Connection

Boston Marathon Attacks, Chechnya and Oil – the Hidden U.S. Connection

Apr 22, 2013 at 16:28 | John Daly

As Boston and U.S. security agencies congratulate themselves over the apparent neutralization of a pair of Chechens that bombed the Boston Marathon, troubling questions are beginning to arise.First…

Chinese Energy Firms Invade U.S. Neighbors Mexico and Canada

Chinese Energy Firms Invade U.S. Neighbors Mexico and Canada

Apr 08, 2013 at 18:16 | John Daly

In 1946, with the U.S.-USSR-British military alliance that had defeated Germany and Japan in World War Two unraveling, U.S. diplomat George F. Kennan cabled a dispatch to Washington advocating a…

VENEZUELA-US: Tell-Tale Signs of Hostile Environment for Investors

VENEZUELA-US: Tell-Tale Signs of Hostile Environment for Investors

Apr 01, 2013 at 11:06 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: As Maduro expels two US government officials from Venezuela, cutting off informal channels of communication, and the US reciprocates by expelling 2 Venezuelan diplomats, optimism surrounding a post-Chavez…

IRAN-PAKISTAN-CHINA: New Powers Emerge in Strait of Hormuz

IRAN-PAKISTAN-CHINA: New Powers Emerge in Strait of Hormuz

Mar 08, 2013 at 10:52 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: Last week Pakistan announced that construction on the Pakistani portion of the Iran-Pakistan pipeline will begin on 11 March. This week Iran announced it would build a refinery…

Pakistan Thumbs Nose at U.S. on Energy

Pakistan Thumbs Nose at U.S. on Energy

Mar 05, 2013 at 15:34 | Daniel J. Graeber

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari may head to Iran next week for the formal launch of the construction of a natural gas pipeline that's been in the works for roughly…

Be Careful: Russia is Back to Stay in the Middle East

Be Careful: Russia is Back to Stay in the Middle East

Feb 25, 2013 at 16:58 | Felix Imonti

Russia is back.  President Vladimir Putin wants the world to acknowledge that Russia remains a global power.  He is making his stand in Syria.The Soviet Union acquired the…

TURKEY-ISRAEL: Gas Pipeline Rumors Are Geopolitically Tectonic

TURKEY-ISRAEL: Gas Pipeline Rumors Are Geopolitically Tectonic

Feb 22, 2013 at 13:28 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: Israel and Turkey are flirting with the idea of building a gas pipeline from Israel’s Leviathan Basin directly to Turkey to supply European markets. For gas-starved Turkey, this…

Rhetoric Increases as Falkland Referendum Looms

Rhetoric Increases as Falkland Referendum Looms

Feb 20, 2013 at 17:05 | Jen Alic

Next month will determine the eventual fate of the Falkland Islands—and the 1.4 billion barrels of oil so far discovered there—when a referendum on self-determination is held. In…

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