Tag: OPEC

Trump’s Legacy Will be Ending Wars For Oil And Perpetuating Wars For Everything Else

The term “war for oil” was popularised during America’s decades long antagonism of its former Iraqi ally. Beginning in 1990, Washington turned its back on Saddam Hussein’s Iraq and in 2003 under George W. Bush, Iraq was invaded, occupied and destroyed. Those opposed to America’s wars on Iraq and even […]

Showing Solidarity With Qatar or Stabbing Russia in The Back: Understanding Iran’s Rejection of OPEC+

Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh just announced that his country will not participate in the format widely known as OPEC+, a commercial alliance between OPEC and major oil producers from outside of the OPEC cartel. In practical terms, OPEC+ is driven by the leadership of de-facto OPEC leader Saudi Arabia and […]

Trump’s Full Quote About Saudi Arabia Makes it Clear That Washington Will Not Sanction Riyadh Over Jamal Khashoggi

Trump rules out sanctions on military equipment sold to Saudi Arabia  Donald Trump recently gave an interview with CBS news in which he stated that if it is proved that Saudi Arabia’s leadership ordered the  murder of Saudi born journalist Jamal Khashoggi, there would be “severe punishment” levelled against Riyadh. […]