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Geopolitics / Middle East

Chinese Oil Companies Apparent Victors in Post-Saddam Iraq

Dec 27, 2012 at 18:18 | John Daly

It was not supposed to be like this.After 2003’s U.S.-led Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq’s vast oil reserves, a monopoly under the Baathist government of deposed President Saddam Hussein,…

How Bad do Sanctions Really Hurt Iran?

Dec 11, 2012 at 17:04 | Daniel J. Graeber

With 20 governments expressing their commitment to reduce the amount of crude oil purchased from Iran, the U.S. government said oil production from the Islamic republic was down by 1…

Tension Escalates in Syria Amid Fears of Chemical Weapons

Dec 04, 2012 at 16:40 | Claude Salhani

The conflict in Syria has taken a turn for the worst this week amid fears that the beleaguered regime of President Bashar Assad may resort to the use of chemical…

Who Should be Doing the Geopolitical Heavy Lifting in The Middle East?

Nov 29, 2012 at 17:03 | Matthew Hulbert

‘Stick or twist’ sums up the changes of political power in America and China in November 2012. President Obama won another four year term in Washington, while

A Chance for Peace in the Middle East?

Nov 27, 2012 at 17:28 | Claude Salhani

Is there going to be calm after the storm in the Middle East? Following a tumultuous week of all-out war between Israel and Hamas, there are now good chances of…

Oil Production and Violence in The Middle East

Nov 27, 2012 at 17:13 | Post Carbon

There is a growing disconnect between forecasts of prodigious amounts of oil coming out of the Middle East in coming decades and what is likely to happen in the region.…

Iran Positioned to Threaten Oil Lanes

Nov 23, 2012 at 17:19 | Daniel J. Graeber

In mid-December, the U.S. military will have only one aircraft carrier positioned in the Persian Gulf region for the first time in two years. At the same time, the Iranian…

Why We Will See an Increase in Violence in the Middle East

Nov 20, 2012 at 17:40 | Claude Salhani

Predicting the Middle East’s political future has always been more of a gamble than an exact science. The region’s prevailing political precariousness is what makes it so impossible to sensibly…

What an Obama Victory Means for the Middle East

Nov 07, 2012 at 17:32 | Claude Salhani

Memo to the Arab World: Good news and bad news with the re-election of Barack Obama to the White House. The good news is that a victory by…

Iran's Untouchable Energy Exports

Nov 02, 2012 at 19:05 | John Daly

Few people are aware that Iran is currently subjected to not one, but three sets of sanctions imposed by U.S., the United Nations and the European Union, the latter two…

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