Can Muhammadu Buhari address Nigeria’s financial freefall to make the “happiest country on Earth” truly happy for everyone?
While this gas may give Egypt the money it needs, in the long-term it may prove to be a curse.
If South Sudan can ever find the means to establish control over its own oil reserves and resist the international economic meddling that would undo any progress it seeks for its people, that will truly herald a new era of decolonization.
The question, therefore, is how long before there is another disaster in the Gulf?
Or maybe I can feel New Orleans shrugging at me and saying “Don’t cry for me, what good will your tears do?”
Increase accountability from the yacht-racing CEOs of the world or turn your water to poisoned sludge.
A good portion of the criticism strikes home because it addresses problems with Obama’s leadership.
How long will the American electorate allow business and government to ignore their interests without reacting violently?
“Even a nuclear Iran could not initiate a war with Israel.”
This is a review of Steve LeVine’s The Oil and the Glory: The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea. Random House. 2007.