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Trump's Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

Trump’s Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

April 22, 2019

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says unilateral sanctions against Iran are illegal, and show the ascendancy of John Bolton; they intensify tension with China and threaten our international position

AOC: Climate Change “Not An Elitist Issue”

AOC: Climate Change “Not An Elitist Issue”

March 27, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that more Americans lives will be lost if representatives continue to treat climate change as a partisan issue and put the interests of oil companies over people

The $32 Trillion Push To Disrupt The Entire Oil Industry

The $32 Trillion Push To Disrupt The Entire Oil Industry

March 1, 2019

By Cyril Widdershoven for Oilprice.com Global oil and gas companies are increasingly facing an uphill battle as global warming policies are taking their toll. Most analysts and market watchers are focusing on peak oil demand scenarios, but the reality could be much darker. International oil companies (IOCs) are likely to face a Black Swan scenario,…

Venezuelans Who Oppose Nicolas Maduro Say Trump Wants To Control Venezuela's Resources

Venezuelans Who Oppose Nicolas Maduro Say Trump Wants To Control Venezuela’s Resources

February 28, 2019

In an affluent part of Caracas, TRNN Correspondent Dimitri Lascaris discusses Venezuela’s crisis with ordinary Venezuelans

Blood for Oil in Venezuela?

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

February 10, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
Amid Middle East Realignment & Saudi Blockade, Qatar Withdraws from OPEC

Amid Middle East Realignment & Saudi Blockade, Qatar Withdraws from OPEC

December 4, 2018

Qatar is withdrawing from oil organization OPEC, while Saudi Arabia continues its blockade. Colonel Larry Wilkerson says this is part of a larger realignment in the Middle East, as Turkey exerts more influence

World Leaders Fight Over Turbulent Oil Market at G20 Summit

World Leaders Fight Over Turbulent Oil Market at G20 Summit

December 3, 2018

As world leaders gather for the G20 summit, oil is at the top of the list of issues. Scholar Vijay Prashad discusses the fight between the US, Russia, China, and Saudi Arabia over price and production, and notes India is in talks with Crown Prince MBS

The Two-Trillion Bubble: What Aramco IPO reveals about MBS’s 2030 Vision

September 19, 2018

Dr. James M. Dorsey / Aljazeera. Tuesday, 18 September 2018 11:26 Mecca The disconnect between Saudi imperatives and the expectations of Western governments and financial markets who repeatedly focussed on unmet Saudi time indications of the Aramco IPO rather than broader policy statements fit a pattern of misperceptions. A Saudi decision to indefinitely delay an…

Can Baltimore Take on Big Oil?

August 1, 2018

Baltimore City Solicitor Andre Davis explains why the city is suing big oil companies and responds to critics who say the suit doomed to fail

Iraq’s protests: What you need to know

July 23, 2018

DW. Protests against corruption, poor services and unemployment are challenging the Shiite political class that since 2003 has pilfered the country’s resources. Demonstrations in Iraq are not new, but these are different. July has witnessed soaring temperatures in southern Iraq that have boiled over into popular mass mobilization against corruption, wretched services and unemployment. Mass…