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Venezuela Is So Broke It Can’t Even Export Oil

Oil tankers flush with crude wallow adrift in the Caribbean, as cash-strapped PdVSA can’t pay the bills.

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Donald Trump: Making the World Safe for Dictators

For 100 years, the United States has championed democracies around the world. Trump is about to undo this pillar of American security and decency.

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Trump Expected to Tap Oil Chief As Secretary of State

ExxonMobil's CEO draws scorn from experts and lawmakers as Trump continues to build his cabinet of moguls and generals.

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Latest Wikileaks Dump Sheds New Light on Erdogan’s Power In Turkey

From indirect involvement with ISIS’s oil trade to free press crackdowns, the latest Wikileaks dump isn’t very flattering to Erdogan or his family.

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Trump Reaches Out to Central Asia, Looking For a Back Door to Russia

President-elect Donald Trump made his first overture to former Soviet Central Asia and may looking for ways to mend ties with Moscow.

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Blowing Up the Islamic State’s Oil Company

The United States has dramatically stepped up attacks on the caliphate’s oil production. But to win this battle, it’s going to have to go scorched earth.

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