Petroleum geopolitics are complex. When clashes and conflicts occur, they are multi-dimensional. Foster’s book “Oil and World Politics. The real story of today’s conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine, and more” explores pieces of the multi-faceted puzzle in the dark world of petroleum and fits them together.
The Group of 78, 2016 conference Report is now available! Limits to Armed Intervention Lessons from Africa, the Middle East & Afghanistan A special thank you to the Rapporteur team for all of their hard work. Coordinator: Richard Harmston The Group of 78 is most grateful to the following graduate students from Carleton University who produced the summaries… Read More »
Afghanistan: Pathways to Peace – Update April 2013 By Gerald Ohlsen Since launching its report on the first phase of its work in June and hosting a discussion of a peace process in Afghanistan at the University of Ottawa in September of 2012, Pathways has focused on planning and fundraising for the next phase of work. … Read More »
Plan B: Bringing Peace to Afghanistan By Gerald Ohlsen, Caitlin Vito and Erica Noordermeer, February 2013, Esprit de Corps magazine