“Addicted to oil”: Will Virunga be the next victim?

Will Virunga be the next victim?  Addicted to oil – Global Witness on Al Jazeera’s Empire 8th July 2010 The world is addicted to oil – and it is running out. With worldwide demand outstripping supply, Global Witness Founding Director Simon Taylor appears on Al Jazeera’s Empire to discuss the environmental and social consequences failing to address… Read More

Oil and Terrorism in Central Africa…food for thoughts

PREFACE Our intention in producing this volume was to create an easily accessible, practical, yet scholarly source of information about a topic of increasing importance to the United States: our relationship with the oil producing nations of West and Central Africa. By examining in depth the lessons learned from our relationship with the oil producing nations… Read More