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AFRICOM Report: Combating China’s Economic Encroachment (Related Press Release)

AFRICOM Report Combating China’s Economic Encroachment “related press release about charges against Kagame in the ICC, see below” nsnbc editor. As the Obama administration claims to welcome the peaceful rise of China on the world stage, recent policy shifts toward … Continue reading

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Venezuela Boosts Oil Sales to China

Venezuela Boosts Oil Sales to China Venezuela has increased oil sales to China to 640,000 barrels a day, the Andean nation’s energy minister said. “Before, we never sold a single barrel of petroleum to China and now we sell them … Continue reading

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Energy Reserves Contested in South China Sea

Energy Reserves Contested in South China Sea The conflict between Beijing and Hanoi over the energy reserves in the South China Sea, which had been simmering for a couple of months, entered a new phase when India’s ONGC announced going … Continue reading

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Oil, Natural Gas and the Political Economy of East Africa

Oil, Natural Gas and the Political Economy of East Africa U.S. militarism is rooted in oil discoveries and resource control By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan African News Wire Transnational oil corporations and the Pentagon are very active throughout East Africa. … Continue reading

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Venezuela World’s Largest Holder of Proven Oil Reserves

Venezuela World’s Largest Holder of Proven Oil Reserves JEDDAH – Venezuela surpassed Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest holder of proven oil reserves, the BP “Statistical Review of World Energy 2012″ said. Saudi Arabia now trails Venezuela with a 16 … Continue reading

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War, Pipelineistan-style

By Pepe Escobar – United States Secretary of State Hillary “We came, we saw, he died” Clinton’s message to Pakistan was stark; try to go ahead with the IP (Iran-Pakistan) gas pipeline, and we’re going to take you out financially. … Continue reading

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Real cowards go to Tehran

By Pepe Escobar Imagine the classic United States neo-conservative wet dream; staring at Iran on a map and salivating about the crossroads between Europe and Asia, between the Arab world and the Indian subcontinent, between the Arabian Sea and Central … Continue reading

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