January 15, 2013

The Great Oil Swindle

Nafeez M. Ahmed, Foreign Policy In Focus


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Headlines about 2012’s World Energy Outlook (WEO) from the International Energy Agency (IEA), released mid-November, would lead you to think we are literally swimming in oil. . .

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TAGGED: Oil, Energy Security, Global Oil Market, Geopolitics

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