Added on 09/09/2012
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CROSSROADS ARABIA: If the rate continues as it is going, Saudi Arabia could be a net importer of oil in 17 years’ time. That’s plausible, based on the figures, but unlikely…
Added on 03/09/2012
Alternative Energy , Booz & Company , Economy , Electricity , Energy , Energy consumption , Oil , Oil production , Oman , Qatar , Red Sea , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Advances in solar power and nuclear plants will help Saudis address their energy issues but water consumption is a major issue.
Added on 13/04/2012
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JUAN COLE: It’s well worth looking at previous situations where major powers tried to use economics to bring Iran to heel.
Added on 13/03/2012
Electricity , Energy , International Atomic Energy Agency , Japan , Natural gas , Oil , oil consumption , Oil production , Oil supplies , Saudi Arabia , Saudi government , Solar energy , South Korea , United States
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Saudi citizens consume more than four times the amount of oil as their U.S counterparts. It can’t go on.
Added on 21/02/2012
Afghanistan , Asaf Ali Zardari , Central Intelligence Agency , China , Delhi , Egypt , Egyptian government , Electricity , Energy crisis , European Union , France , India , Iran , Iraq , Islamabad , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , Japan , Khartoum , Nigeria , Obama , Oil , Oil production , oil profits , Pakistan , President , Saudi Arabia , South Korea , South Sudan , Sudan , Suez , Suez Canal , Syria , Tehran , Turkey , United Kingdom , United States , US government , Washington
JUAN COLE: The last crackpot Neocon plan cost America $1 trillion and nearly 5,000 soldier’s lives. The latest one is meeting resistance.
Added on 26/01/2012
Rob L. Wagner
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ROB L. WAGNER: As tensions increase all parties are beginning to make calculations regarding the effect of a possible conflict in the Arabian Gulf.
Added on 05/01/2012
Barack Obama , gas prices , Hizballah , Iran , Israel , Israeli Air Force , Lebanon , Oil , Oil production , oil shipments , The NY Times , U.S. military , UN Security Council , United States
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The NYT today departs from its usual cheer leading of the U.S. military, acknowledging Iran could close the Straits of Hormuz.
Added on 20/11/2011
International Criminal Court , Iraq , Libya , Muammar Qaddafi , Oil production , Saddam Hussein , Saif al-Islam Qaddafi , Saif Qaddafi , the Hague , Transitional National Council , Tripoli
JUAN COLE: The danger for Libyans is that a ‘done deal’ trial followed by a swift execution will be immensely harmful for their country. The International Court of Human Rights provides the right way out.
Added on 21/10/2011
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JUAN COLE: The demise of Qaddafi means there’s a contiguous bloc of 100 million Arabs who’ve thrown off dictatorship. The violent end was inevitable.
Added on 25/08/2011
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: China and Russia could quietly establish relations with Syrian protesters if and when Mr. Assad is forced to relinquish power.
Added on 10/04/2011
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CROSSROADS ARABIA: Whenever the words ‘United States’ and ‘Saudi Arabia’ occur in the same sentence it seems inevitable that the phrase ‘dependence on oil’ will appear too.
Added on 07/03/2011
Mishaal Al Gergawi
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MISHAAL AL GERGAWI: In stark — but unsurprising — contrast to the uprisings around the region, Oman’s protest did not call for the fall of its regime or even its ruler.