Tag Archives: Oil

Lawrence Solomon: Divide Libya into its tribal parts

(October 28, 2011) Who should get Libya’s fabulous oil and gas wealth, an amount that could be equivalent to several million dollars per Libyan? Continue reading

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Israeli Oil: Black Gold in the Holy Land

(June 18, 2011) On Tuesday, June 14, Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. announced it has requested a petroleum exploration permit to develop large shale oil deposits in the Shfela Basin, 30 miles west of Jerusalem. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Oil redeems Israel

(June 6, 2011) Prior to the 1973-74 OPEC Oil Crisis, Israel was the darling of the left, extolled as a feisty, altruistic country that made socialism work in a hostile neighbourhood of Arab military dictatorships and Muslim theocracies. The liberal press defended Israel against those who objected to Israel’s existence. The liberal intelligentsia – Jew and non-Jew alike – sent their youth to Israeli kibbutzes, to be inspired by this utopian model of communal life where all recieved the same age, regardless of occupation. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Time is on Israel’s side

(May 27, 2011) The world’s dependence on Israel’s enemies is dwindling. Continue reading

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