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Ahmadinejad Assails Obama AT PETROCHEMICAL PLANT

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told President Obama on Thursday to avoid interfering in Iran’s affairs, during a cermony to open an Iranian petrochemical plant at Assaluyeh, according to a small paragraph spotted right at the bottom of this article in the New York Times by my eagle-eyed colleague, ICIS sub-editor Kristian Vieru.

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The Axis of Diesel

Remember US President George W Bush’s “Axis of Evil“? Well now there’s the “Axis of Diesel” – the petro-states of Russia, Iran and Venezuela which were able to take their windfall profits from the peak oil prices of mid-2008 and use them to extend their military spending and foreign assistance, but which are now facing […]

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