Tag Archives: Big oil

ANALYSIS: French-Italian scramble over Libya fuels Haftar’s offensive

by Areeb Ullah
Published date: 8 April 2019

A diplomatic feud between Italy and France over Libya has divided Europe’s response to Khalifa Haftar’s latest attempt to take control of the country and will only encourage further fighting, analysts say.

Venezuela | US Regime Change in Venezuela: The Documented Evidence

by Tony Cartalucci

The Latin American nation of Venezuela faces dangerous destabilization with the United States and its allies having recognized opposition figure Juan Guaido as “president” and declaring actual Venezuelan president – Nicolas Maduro – no longer recognized.

Mexico | AMLO Yesterday and Today (On Mexico’s Oil Resources)


On February 5, 2014, Andrés Manuel López Obrador filed legal charges against Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on the grounds the president’s “energy reform” law and other counter-reforms — all implemented to conform to the terms of the NAFTA agreement — were the actions of a “traitor to his country.” In a speech to the press conference held immediately after filing the charges against Peña Nieto with the Attorney General’s Office (PGR), AMLO, as he is widely known, stated the following:

Niger Delta militant group demands foreign mediators for talks with government

by Elayne Wangalwa

A Nigerian militant group based in the Niger Delta has called for foreign mediators to foster talks with the government in order to end conflict in the oil rich region.

Known as the Niger Delta Avengers, the group has claimed responsibility for recent attacks on oil and power installations in the region.

USA | How Big Oil and Nancy Pelosi Defeated the House Freedom Caucus


The House and Senate passed a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill that averts a government shutdown and funds the government for the next year. The vote in the Senate was never in doubt, but in the House, where year-end spending bills have long been a source of tension, there was some last-minute drama over whether Democrats would provide enough votes to secure the bill’s passage. In the end, an overwhelming majority of Democrats and Republicans supported it.