Tag Archives: middle east

Lawrence Solomon: Democratic jackpot

The game-changer is “unconventional fossil fuels,” much of it trapped in shale — rock that often contains oil or gas. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: It’s in our interest to break Syria into pieces

If Assad is given the boot, the West should take charge and break it up. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Time is on Israel’s side

(May 27, 2011) The world’s dependence on Israel’s enemies is dwindling

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Lawrence Solomon: The next oil crisis

(February 18, 2011) U.S. has antagonized former allies in the Middle East. The next time oil runs short, they won’t run to help out. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Hold off democracy

(February 12, 2011) Egypt has taken great strides towards modernization compared to other Arab countries, but is it ready for Western style democracy? Not yet, argues Energy Probe executive director Lawrence Solomon. Continue reading

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