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Oil War

Why We Fight? Oil.

William Astore | Posted 10.23.2012 | World
William Astore

Our nation's great thirst for oil should come as no surprise to anyone. What's surprising is that we continue to wrap our wars in the rhetoric of "freedom" even as we pursue the fix that our leaders believe they need to thrive: foreign oil, and lots of it.

Blame Fuel: Major World Conflicts Link To Energy Challenges

AP | By LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Quick: What do these things have in common? Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. The Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Wall Street volatility. ...

Nigeria Rebels Declare "Oil War"

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nigeria's main rebel group declared Sunday an "oil war" in the west African nation in response to what it said were "unprovoked" attacks by Nigerian g...