May 6, 2011
Though shifts in demand and reduced production by some major producers have influenced oil prices, investor behavior is also increasing market volatility.
July 20, 2006
As Israeli air strikes decimate Lebanon, the elected government in Beirut is weak, divided, and seems powerless to control Hezbollah, whose attack on an Israeli convoy July 12 started the conflict.
August 31, 2006
As American influence in Iraq wanes, Arab, Turkish, and Iranian influence over Baghdad will invariably rise.