Article of the Day: France to begin Syria reconnaissance flights, mulls air strikes

France to begin Syria reconnaissance flights, mulls air strikes France has taken a bold first step in attempting to quell the dual onslaught in Syria of pro-Assad forces and ISIS which have led to the untenable refugee situation spilling out of its borders. The answer to this humanitarian crisis is not merely to welcome more […]

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Oil and Guns: Libya’s Wild West

Light, sweet crude futures for August have increased by 8 cents to 100.91 USD per barrel. Oil futures have been fluctuating recently on the uncertainty linked to conflicts in Iraq and Libya impacting oil supply. Today’s increase shows the limits of stability in Libya’s oil market. I was initially planning on writing this piece last […]

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