21WIRE + Al Jazeera | There is a weird dynamic taking place between the US, Saudi Arabia and Israel.
21WIRE + Reuters | Whatever Saudi does, you can be sure it’s for a pot of money at the end of the sand storm.
AP | Earlier in the day she had appeared in court wearing a dark blue jail jumpsuit to answer to one felony charge of human trafficking.
Looks at the case of eight Iranian fishermen falsely accused of drug trafficking and beheaded when their boat drifted into Saudi Arabian waters by a storm.
Radio Jones | Host Pippa Jones talks to 21st Century Wire’s Patrick Henningsen about troubling developments in Syria.
Jason Liosatos | It’s time to call a spade a spade, even if the US and UK gov’ts are in denial.
by David JacksonThe leak of a document on the Obama administration’s drone strike policy has some people in Washington playing the “what if” game.What if President George W. Bush’s administration had written such a document on the legality of drone attacks, even on U.S. citizens working with suspected terrorists overseas?Former Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer tweeted: “Good thing […]
Andrew McKillop | By 2014, the US will be rivaling Saudi and Russian oil output, or even exceeding their output.
Patrick Henningsen21stCentury WireJanuary 16, 2013BEIRUT – On arrival to Lebanon’s capital city, all seems very functional and normal on the surface, as the city runs business as usual.Below the surface however, there is a feeling of trepidation, an unspoken collective worry that a city and country who has gradually managed to pick up the pieces […]
21st Century Wire Dec 7, 2012 What a lark. Directing a war from the comfort of a golf course, or over a warm Cognac at Chequers. While they wine and dine in DC and Westminster, their hired hands work overtime to make rivers of blood in Syria. Barak Obama and David Cameron, flanked by their […]
Andrew McKillop | The bad example of fracking – slaying US natural gas prices and making major gas companies unable to pay taxes, or even stay in business – could screw with energy markets.
Patrick Henningsen | Any nuclear conflagration by the US or Israel would most certainly result in a global backlash against the West – at its worst acting as a procession into the hot stages of World War III – but it won’t happen this year.
By Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire March 8, 2011 We are facing a very real kind of event horizon. Car industry and car fleet growth is accelerating so fast that we may find ourselves in a “can’t get there from here” resource pinch, with no alternative and no way out, starting with an oil supply […]