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Iranian Crisis Could Send Oil To $100

Iranian Crisis Could Send Oil To $100

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Islamic State’s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia’s Oil Wells

Islamic State’s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia’s Oil Wells

Sep 09, 2014 at 17:01 | Claude Salhani

For the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, Syria and Iraq were a good place to start their campaign, but in order to survive and prosper it knew from…

3 Things A Deal With Iran Would Likely Include

3 Things A Deal With Iran Would Likely Include

Aug 25, 2014 at 17:21 | Global Risk Insights

In mid-July, negotiators from the so-called P5+1 (the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, China and the European Union) reached a mutual agreement with Iran to extend an interim…

U.S. Airstrikes Against IS Won’t Be Enough

U.S. Airstrikes Against IS Won’t Be Enough

Aug 12, 2014 at 17:22 | Claude Salhani

The followers of the new so-called Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, have been on the rampage again this week, wreaking havoc and sowing death and destruction across Iraq. If…

Does UAE Conscription Law Signal the End of the Dream?

Does UAE Conscription Law Signal the End of the Dream?

Aug 05, 2014 at 16:50 | Claude Salhani

The United Arab Emirates announced in June that it is introducing compulsory military service for all male citizens aged between 18 and 30 and setting up a new national…

Iran’s Return Prompts Changes to Saudi Arabia Energy Strategy

Iran’s Return Prompts Changes to Saudi Arabia Energy Strategy

Feb 10, 2014 at 16:22 | Global Risk Insights

As the Iranian nuclear deal begins to take effect and international pressure on the regime continues to diminish, Gulf nations have begun re-establishing diplomatic and economic relations with their once-distant…

A Month of Panic in Iraq

A Month of Panic in Iraq

Feb 07, 2014 at 14:55 | Editorial Dept

As we have noted on numerous occasions, despite the continued influx of investment in Iraq, the situation is untenable and each month moves closer to an all-out civil war. First,…

Israel’s Oil Platforms in Jeopardy and the Samson Syndrome

Israel’s Oil Platforms in Jeopardy and the Samson Syndrome

Feb 04, 2014 at 17:11 | Claude Salhani

Are Hezbollah and Israel preparing for the next war? Everything seems to indicate that they are, despite the fact that all logic dictates that they should not. A number…

How OPEC Could be Threatened by Iraq’s Re-Emergence as a Major Oil Producer

How OPEC Could be Threatened by Iraq’s Re-Emergence as a Major Oil Producer

Jan 29, 2014 at 17:00 | Energy Post

Iraq is returning to an energy market which is radically different than the one it was forced to leave years ago, and its OPEC partners now also have a different…

Iraqi Government Threatens Action Against Kurds as Oil Exports Set to Begin

Iraqi Government Threatens Action Against Kurds as Oil Exports Set to Begin

Jan 28, 2014 at 17:34 | Nick Cunningham

Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs firmly stated the central government will take action, “including fiscal measures,” if Kurdistan begins exporting oil without coming to an agreement with…

Where is US Foreign Policy these Days?

Where is US Foreign Policy these Days?

Jan 28, 2014 at 17:22 | Claude Salhani

There is a remarkable absence of a comprehensive US foreign policy in the Middle East with the Obama administration missing the beat on just about every major event in the…

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