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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.

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...