The Oil Shield, FP may/june 2006

The Oil Shield

By Christopher Dickey (Newsweeks Paris bureau chief and Middle East editor).

Iran is commanding the world’s attention as the ayatollahs accelerate their race for the bomb. But the timetable for talks—or a nuclear crisis—is not being shaped by centrifuges, uranium, or reactors. It’s about the security only a barrel of oil can provide. Continua a leggere