Selected Articles: Global Geopolitical Update. “What’s Really Going on with Oil?”

© Lucy Nicholson / ReutersWhat’s Really Going on with Oil?

By F. William Engdahl, January 24 2016

If there is any single price of any commodity that determines the growth or slowdown of our economy, it is the price of crude oil. In June 2014 major oil traded at $103 a barrel. With some experience following the geopolitics of oil and oil markets, I smell a big skunk.

moldova-mapThe Economic and Political Crisis in Moldova

By Victor Josu and J. Hawk, January 24 2016

On January 24, 2016 in Moldova is expected another wave of protests against the oligarchic regime. In the video we depict the history and roots of the conflict as well as the current explosive situation in Moldova.

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair meets with National League for Democracy chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2015. (Photo: NLD Chairperson Office / Facebook)Tony Blair Queried, Again, Over Nature of Burma Dealings

By Saw Yan Naing, January 24 2016

Former British prime minister Tony Blair was back in Burma earlier this month for at least his fifth visit since a quasi-civilian government assumed power under President Thein Sein.

Palestine-statement-of-solidarity-boycott-israelBrazilian Academics Join Campaign to Boycott Israeli Institutions

By USACBI, January 24 2016

In just three days, an online letter endorsing the academic boycott of Israeli institutions, circulated by Brazilian intellectuals, received 200 signatories from faculty across Brazilian universities.

How to Start a War: The American Use of War Pretext Incidents.Video: The Fabricated Pretexts for War

By Prof. Tim Anderson, January 23 2016

A brief selection of the fabricated pretexts for war, employed by the big power in recent decades. This is far from a comprehensive list, just some examples to inform and remind.

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