Oil and world rivalry

Posted: CCPA Monitor, 1 May 2019. Reprints: Juan Cole’s Informed Comment, 10 May 2019; and Global Research, 18 May 2019. At the UN General Assembly in 2018, Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl broke an unwritten taboo by talking about oil and war. “The recent wars...

Myanmar a short cut to China

China has built oil and gas pipelines across Myanmar to southwest China, enabling shipments to avoid the Strait of Malacca. Washington and Ottawa highlight human rights violations in Myanmar and rarely mention oil. Of course, if the US could prise Myanmar from Chinese...

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