Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Tag: Qatar

Middle East – How America shot itself in the foot

The U.S. needs to learn the art of diplomacy instead of spending a lot of time constantly demonizing and threatening other countries.

Intro to Islam, Salafism and jihadism

Can we turn the clock back and make the Muslim world great again?

Attempt to close Al-Jazeera is an attack on freedom of expression,...

The channel has become part of Qatar’s grand strategy, and asking them to close it down is like asking Switzerland to close its banks.

The Tillerson-Trump rumble over Qatar shows White House divisions

The U.S. has two foreign policies: that of the former Exxon-Mobil CEO, an old Middle East hand, and that of a Queens real estate shyster and foreign policy neophyte.

The Qatar crack-up

Those who called the President’s stop in Riyadh a success may have been premature in their assessment.

Brother of Hillary Clinton’s Top Campaign Aide Lobbied for Fracked Gas...

In October 2012, Podesta Group began lobbying on behalf of the proposed ExxonMobil-Qatar Petroleum Golden Pass LNG facility in Sabine Pass, Texas, according to lobbying disclosure forms. The forms indicate that Tony Podesta himself, not just his staff, lobbied on behalf of the terminal beginning in quarter four of 2013.

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Right-wing mayhem regorges Social Darwinism, poster child for scandalous, authoritarian bunk

History does not repeat, but in this case it emphatically rhymes. With Trumpist war cries for his New Nazism, we cannot avoid the obvious parallels.

COP28 president caught in oil lobbying scandal: Secretly pushes fossil fuel agenda amidst climate...

This conflict of interest, uncovered through an investigation by the Center for Climate Reporting (CCR), raises serious questions about the integrity of the UN climate summit leadership.

Is it time (once again) for nonviolent rebellion?

How to end dreams of revenge in Israel, Palestine, and elsewhere?

Exposed: Saudi Arabia’s secret plan to fuel fossil dependency in Africa and Asia

The investigation discovered that this extensive plan involves not only the deployment of fleets of petrol and diesel-fueled vehicles, but also a calculated move to lobby against subsidies for electric vehicles across the globe.