No war for Saudi oil!

“Even if US intelligence decisively shows that some of the drones and cruise missiles used in the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil fields…”

Author: Mel Gurtov
Published in: Santa Fe New Mexico Grassroots Press, Like the Dew: Progressive Journal of Southern Culture & Politics, Sierra County California Prospect, Smirking Chimp, Sumter South Carolina Item, Berlin New Hampshire Sun, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, Boulder Colorado Weekly, Antiwar.com, Wahpeton North Dakota Daily News, CityWatch Los Angeles, Orangeburg South Carolina T&D News
Date: 2019, September 18, 19, 20, 21
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Fake news about energy, clean and dirty

“I used to listen to Freakonomics, an interesting podcast, until it called nuclear energy clean and nonpolluting…”

Author: Tom H. Hastings
Published in: LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review, Nation of Change, Biddeford Maine Journal Tribune, Broward County Westside Gazette, The Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Powerlinks
Date: 2019, May 26, 28, 29, June 3, 5
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Time for a Reset in US-Saudi Relations

“The growing rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran is reportedly causing great consternation in US policymaking circles. Once again, US officials are called upon to decide whether to support an ally that isn’t behaving in accord with US interests, significantly modify the relationship, or abandon it. The Obama administration, like all its predecessors going as far back as the 1930s, values Saudi oil, notwithstanding the current oil surplus. But these days it also wants Saudi participation in talks with Iran on Syria’s political future and continuation of the longstanding intelligence agency ties in Syria that involve a division of labor (CIA training, Saudi money and weapons) in the fight against ISIS.”

Author: Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/01/29/time-for-a-reset-in-us-saudi-relations/
Mel Gurtov Blog https://mgurtov.wordpress.com/2016/01/27/post-105-time-for-a-reset-in-us-saudi-relations/
Huntington News http://www.huntingtonnews.net/128823
La Progressive https://www.laprogressive.com/us-saudi-relations/
The Gilmer Mirror http://www.gilmermirror.com/pages/results_content/search_content
Date: January 27,29,31,2016
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