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Belarus: Freedom and sanctions in a pipeline country

Belarus: Freedom and sanctions in a pipeline country

Belarus: Freedom and sanctions in a pipeline country. Posted: Canadian Dimension, June 4, 2021. Western outrage against Belarus flared again on May 23 when a Ryanair flight destined for Lithuania was diverted to Minsk by an alleged bomb threat. Onboard and detained...

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Venezuela Shows Courage in Challenging US power

Venezuela Shows Courage in Challenging US power

Venezuela Shows Courage in Challenging US power When Iranian tankers were delivering gasoline to Venezuela in May, the situation was tense. With United States sanctions against both countries and the United States naval fleet hovering in the Caribbean, President Trump...

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The geopolitics of Trump’s “Freedom Gas”

The geopolitics of Trump’s “Freedom Gas”

The geopolitics of Trump's ‘Freedom Gas.’ Posted: CCPA Monitor, Nov/Dec 2019 issue. Retitled, Trump’s Anti-Climate Agenda Bolsters his Ambitions for ‘Freedom Gas’. Reprinted : Juan Cole’s Informed Comment, 17 Nov 2019. By John Foster | – (Monitor) – When Washington...

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Oil and world rivalry

Oil and world rivalry

Posted: CCPA Monitor, 1 May 2019. Reprints: Juan Cole’s Informed Comment, 10 May 2019; and Global Research, 18 May 2019. At the UN General Assembly in 2018, Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl broke an unwritten taboo by talking about oil and war. “The recent wars...

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JOHN FOSTER

John Foster is an international oil economist, and author, with more than 40 years of experience. His articles have appeared in numerous newspapers, periodicals and websites. His book, Oil and World Politics – the Real Story of Today’s Conflict Zones, was published in 2018. Born in London England, he graduated from Cambridge University. He has held positions with the World Bank, Inter American Development Bank, Petro Canada and British Petroleum.