links for 2006-04-29

  • The Ijaw population in the Niger Delta lives in extreme poverty despite the oil wealth that surrounds them. The failure of the government in Abuja to address the concerns of the Ijaw effectively means that militias will continue to organize and mount smal
  • Small step from pirating a company to a country… it’s called misinformation in the intangible world.
    (tags: China)
  • Mr. Oberwetter had never set foot in the desert kingdom before he became Ambassador two years ago. His resume boasts a stint as chairman of the American Petroleum Institute, which lobbies on behalf of over 400 oil and gas interests in Washington D.C., and