Tag Archives: oil wars

Climate Crisis, the Environment and U.S. Militarism: Making the Connections

The US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported.

Anti-Progressive Trump Agenda Could Backfire

US Acts Against People and Planet Make the Era of Transformation More Likely

Marie Braun | Iraq: Forgiving the Unforgivable

[Rasouli] wonders if U.S. citizens believe these wars, which could cost up to $6 trillion, were worth it.

Tom Engelhart> You Were Right When You Waved That “No Blood for Oil” Sign. Iraq Was About Oil

You Were Right When You Waved That “No Blood for Oil” Sign. Iraq Was About Oil There was only one reason to invade Iraq and it could be captured in a single word, “oil,” even if George W. Bush and his top officials generally went out of their way to avoid mentioning it. by Tom Engelhardt   August […]

Tomgram> Michael Klare, Oil Wars on the Horizon

Tomgram: Michael Klare, Oil Wars on the Horizon Posted by Michael Klare at 7:42am, May 10, 2012    Tom Dispatch There has been much discussion recently about the Obama administration’s “pivot” from the Greater Middle East to Asia: the 250 Marines sent to Darwin, Australia, the littoral combat ships for Singapore, the support for Burmese “democracy,” war games in the Philippines (and a drone […]

Michael T. Klare> The Energy Wars Heat Up> Six Recent Clashes and Conflicts on a Planet Heading Into Energy Overdrive

The Energy Wars Heat Up> Six Recent Clashes and Conflicts on a Planet Heading Into Energy Overdrive Posted by Michael Klare at 7:42am, May 10, 2012     Tom Dispatch Conflict and intrigue over valuable energy supplies have been features of the international landscape for a long time.  Major wars over oil have been fought every decade or so […]