Middle East

Bush-Cheney Energy Strategy: Procuring the Rest of the World’s Oil

Michael Klare, FPIF

When first assuming office in early 2001, President George W. Bush’s top foreign policy priority was to increase the flow of petroleum from suppliers abroad to U.S. markets.

archived January 18, 2004
	

SAUDIS HAVE U.S. OVER A BARREL

Lester R. Brown, Earth Policy Institute

The Shifting Terms of Trade Between Grain and Oil. In 1970, a bushel of wheat could be traded for a barrel of oil in the world market. It now takes nine bushels of wheat to buy a barrel of oil.

archived April 13, 2004
	

Oil Shortage?

Stanley Reed, Business Week
archived April 4, 2004