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Islamic State Selling Iraqi Oil To Finance 'Caliphate'

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD, July 23 (Reuters) - Islamic State militants seized four small oilfields when they swept through north Iraq l...

Iraq Militants Strike Air Base, Seize Oilfields

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

* Mortars hit "Camp Anaconda" * 40 U.S. special operations personnel in Iraq * Government troops battle fighters for con...

The Iraqi Oil Conundrum: Energy and Power in the Middle East

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Schwartz

Will the vast Iraqi oil reserves be developed and sent into the hungry world market any time soon? If they are, who will determine the rate of flow, and so wield the power this decision-making confers?