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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 More

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 More

John LaForge> Provoking an Incident in the Persian Gulf

Provoking an Incident in the Persian Gulf By John LaForge     April 24, 2012     The Progressive The aircraft carrier Enterprise has moved into the Persian Gulf, although it’s an antique, slow-moving target and a potential lightning rod for war on Iran. As a retired Navy man told me last month, “A couple of More

John LaForge> Provoking an Incident in the Persian Gulf

Provoking an Incident in the Persian Gulf By John LaForge     April 24, 2012     The Progressive The aircraft carrier Enterprise has moved into the Persian Gulf, although it’s an antique, slow-moving target and a potential lightning rod for war on Iran. As a retired Navy man told me last month, “A couple of More

Tomgram, Tom Engelhardt> Juan Cole, The Iran Conundrum

Tomgram, Tom Engelhardt>  Juan Cole, The Iran Conundrum Posted by Juan Cole  April 12, 2012    TomDispatch Juan Cole’s article, “Why Washington’s Iran Policy Could Lead to Global Disaster: What History Should Teach Us About Blockading Iran” is posted separately on WAMMToday. Negotiators for Iran, the U.S., Britain, China, France, Russia, and Germany are to meet in More

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