Tag: saudi arabia

Michael T. Klare: Debacle at Doha

April 2016

The Collapse of the Old Oil Order.

Laura Kasinof: The Violence Was Once Mine

April 2016

A journalist confronts her feeling of helplessness in watching a war from afar

Michael T. Klare: Energy Wars of Attrition

March 2016

The irony of oil abundance.

Avi Asher-Schapiro: Working in the Coal Mine

April 2015

In the 19th and 20th centuries, energy workers were at the forefront of progressive social reform. Is a similar union possible in the current age of fracking, oil sands, and climate change?

Kaya Genç: Windows in the House of History

November 2014

Hilary Mantel’s The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher offers the same lesson to matter public and private: it could always have been otherwise.

Andrew J. Bacevich: Malarkey on the Potomac

November 2014

Five bedrock Washington assumptions that are hot air.

Patrick Cockburn: Why Washington’s War on Terror Failed

August 2014

The underrated Saudi connection.

Lawrence Wilkerson: Call Tehran

August 2014

Colin Powell's former adviser says the solution to the crisis in Iraq is to craft a new balance of power

Dahr Jamail: A Nation on the Brink

July 2014

How America's policies sealed Iraq's fate.

Tom Engelhardt: Monopolizing War?

September 2012

War has become a sort of American monopoly--but the American people don't seem to know, or care.

Islam and the Arab Awakening

August 2012

As Islamists across the Arab World continue to enshrine sharî’a concepts in their constitutions, noted academic Tariq Ramadan asks, are other alternatives available?