THE MIDDLE EAST WITH NUKES, WHY THE ETHANOL GAME IS LONG OVER & HOW THE SAUDI'S CHANGE THEIR OPEC TUNE
Saudi Arabia: Riyadh to Cooperate with United States on Global Energy Security. Saudi Arabia’s energy minister met with U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday and discussed oil markets, the role of OPEC, and stability in the global energy supply. The Saudi energy minister also met with his Nigerian counterpart, stressing Saudi Arabia’s role in energy security on the world stage. Reuters U.S. News and World Report
James Ellis On The Energy Density Advantage Of Nuclear Power
by Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. via PolicyEd
Nuclear power has an energy density advantage over every other method of generating electricity.
Zvi Bar’el writes: For Iran, Iraq’s economic dependence is a double-edged sword. On one hand, it gives the Islamic Republic great influence over Iraqi politics. But on the other, this makes Iraqis view it as the source of their problems and not just economic ones. […]Iraq’s decision to abide by American sanctions on Iran even though it opposes them shows how detached Westerners are from reality when they view all Shi’ite groups as agents of Iran.- Haaretz