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Trump and the Gordian Knot, Year Three
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Trump and the Gordian Knot, Year Three
September 12, 2020

The Trump Administration is saying “my way or the highway”. The Europeans are certainly big enough to set off on the highway by themselves.

To Capture and Subdue: America’s Theft of Syrian Oil Has Very Little to Do With Money
August 30, 2020

So, next time you see headlines about Exxon being in some kind of legal dispute with, say, Venezuela, ask yourself how was it that those companies became involved with the resources of that part of the world? More often than not, the answer will be similar to how this U.S. company got involved in Syria.

To Capture and Subdue: America’s Theft of Syrian Oil Has Very Little to Do With Money
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California: Boom, Boom, Out Go the Lights
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California: Boom, Boom, Out Go the Lights
August 23, 2020

Twenty years ago, California experienced its Electricity Crisis. Or, given current events (which will be the subject of what follows), may be known as the First Electricity Crisis. The problem in 2000-2001 was, in the main, a problem of insufficient generation, caused by a variety of factors.

Iran’s Future Will Be Prosperous: A 150-Year Fight for Sovereignty From Oil to Nuclear Energy
July 28, 2020

The fight for nuclear energy has always been about the fight for the right to develop one’s nation. And economic development of regions, such as the Middle East, is key to achieving sustainable peace.

Iran’s Future Will Be Prosperous: A 150-Year Fight for Sovereignty From Oil to Nuclear Energy
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A Pipelineistan Fable for Our Times
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A Pipelineistan Fable for Our Times
June 9, 2020

In contrast with the Trump administration, Merkel does privilege a clear, comprehensive trade partnership with China – way beyond a mere photo op summit. Berlin is way more geoeconomically sophisticated than the vague “engagement and exigence” Paris approach.

The Sword of Damocles Over Western Europe: Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil
June 3, 2020

Today’s ongoing sanctions against Iran cannot be understood in their full weight and international ramifications without this historical background.

The Sword of Damocles Over Western Europe: Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil
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To Understand Iran’s 150-Year Fight, Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil
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To Understand Iran’s 150-Year Fight, Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil
May 23, 2020

It is clear that the current manoeuvres against Iran are not on behalf of anyone’s “security” but rather an attempt to force Iran to finally bend the knee and be reduced to a state of complete dependence.

Black Swans Fly In
May 10, 2020

2020 has brought us two so far: the COVID-19 and the collapse of oil prices. Each will have potent consequences for the American Empire.

Black Swans Fly In
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