Tag Archives: Middle East

U.S. Dependent on Middle East Oil? Think Again.

Given the unrest in the Middle East we’re hearing a lot of noise these days about how the U.S. is totally dependent on oil imports from that region of the world.   The data, however, does not confirm these assertions. We … Continue reading

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US warships box in Iranian flotilla – Debka

Seems like all hell is breaking lose in the Middle East.  Debka is reporting, …Iranian warships found themselves cheek to jowl with a major concentration of America naval might piling up in the Red Sea and Suez and were not … Continue reading

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How Poor is Egypt Relative to MidEast & North Africa?

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