EU Lifts Oil Embargo on Syria – Buys Directly from Al Qaeda

May 2, 2013 in News

Land Destroyer | It was recently reported that the European Union would be lifting its oil embargo on Syria, in an effort to help fund what it calls “rebels” operating there. In the Associated Press article, “EU lifts Syria oil embargo to bolster rebels,” it states…

Russia beats Saudi to emerge as world’s biggest oil producer in 2012

January 3, 2013 in News

Financial Post | More crude from state-owned top producer Rosneft kept Russian oil output the highest in the world last year, ahead of Saudi Arabia, Energy Ministry data showed on Wednesday.

Iran to conduct navy drill in Strait of Hormuz in December

December 27, 2012 in News

Reuters | Iran will begin six days of naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz at the end of this week, an Iranian naval commander said on Tuesday, an exercise meant to showcase its military capabilities in what is a vital oil and gas shipping route.

In Iraq, Exxon oil deal foments talk of civil war

December 19, 2012 in News

The Washington Post | With their opposing armies massed on either side of the contested border dividing southern and northern Iraq, leaders in Baghdad and the semiautonomous Kurdistan region are warning that they are close to civil war…

Benghazigate: The Lies of Libyan Liberation

November 5, 2012 in News

Traces of Reality | …a scandal rivaling the magnitude of Operation Fast and Furious has come and gone.