Oil and the Middle East
From the early 1970s he served as National Intelligence Officer (principal adviser to the Director of Central Intelligence on certain areas) for, at various times, Southeast Asia, South Asia and Africa. Before ... in the middle of the Suez Canal.
The CIA And The Hazards Of Middle East Forecasting
The Egyptian move across the Suez Canal ... in the Middle East — and this was certainly Kissinger's view — is to keep Israel strong, and deterrence will work." In fact, the Egyptian and Syrian armies had some impressive victories before the Israelis ...
The collapse of the old oil order
For a century stretching back to the discovery of oil in southwestern Persia before World War I ... According to recent projections by the US Department of Energy, the Middle East and North Africa will jointly provide approximately 43% of the world's ...
North Africa & Middle East: Region in upheaval
Suddenly, civil unrest has erupted in countries, some of which have been under authoritarian rule for decades, all over the Middle East and North Africa. What happened ... And they will also control the Suez Canal — the gateway to international ...
Middle East Cruise Basics
As a cruising region, the Middle East -- which we define ... sail between Egypt's Suez Canal and Muscat or Dubai); in others, cruise lines blend ports from nearby regions, such as Asia and North Africa. In fact, North African countries, from Libya to ...