Tag: saudi arabia
Michael T. Klare: Debacle at DohaApril 2016
The Collapse of the Old Oil Order.
Laura Kasinof: The Violence Was Once MineApril 2016
A journalist confronts her feeling of helplessness in watching a war from afar
Michael T. Klare: Energy Wars of AttritionMarch 2016
The irony of oil abundance.
Avi Asher-Schapiro: Working in the Coal MineApril 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 HistoryNovember 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 PotomacNovember 2014
Five bedrock Washington assumptions that are hot air.
Patrick Cockburn: Why Washington’s War on Terror FailedAugust 2014
The underrated Saudi connection.
Lawrence Wilkerson: Call TehranAugust 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 BrinkJuly 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 AwakeningAugust 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?