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A 100-Year Lust for Petroleum Brings the Middle East to the Brink of a Water Crisis

The title of this article is my construction from what I learned, yesterday, at a valuable presentation of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), augmented by some other history and writings from this part of the world. The title … Continue reading

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The Outlook is Grim for the People of Afghanistan

On what authority do I state this? I have one specific source and one general source. The specific source is a day-long seminar held December 1 at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) on the campus of The Royal Institute of … Continue reading

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