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The wars that really are about the oil

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Is international conflict really just a fight over oil? It sometimes seems that way. In Syria and Iraq, the militants…

You can't make friends with Uncle Sam and survive for long

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Can somebody tell me when America last got it right? Uncle Sam’s track record in selecting leaders in faraway places…