Since wars in oil-producing countries may affect the price of, and access to, oil, the so-called conspiracy theorists may be correct that the presence of oil may be a weighty factor in favour of intervention.
Month: March 2015
Tuesday 24 February The Juba-based Committee for Eradication of Abduction of Women and Children called on the AU and international community to intervene and rescue the 89 boys abducted last week. Foreign Policy Magazine:The United States is threatening sanctions against South Sudan, yet again. The Guardian, in Pictures: South Sudan battles kala azar as the… Read more »
Today almost half of China’s 1.3 billion inhabitants are online, along with 85 million Russians and 17 million Saudis. The proportion of people with Internet access in these countries will soon be comparable to that of the United States, Germany and Japan. But what are the political consequences of allowing people living in dictatorships Internet… Read more »