After Saudi Shake Up, Oil Watchers Want to Know What's Next
Will the Saudis keep oil prices low? And is cheap oil a good thing? That depends on how you feel about SUVs, the environment, Russia, Iran and the American shale industry.
crime & drugs
How Big Oil Became the Perfect Fuel for Corruption
The oil industry is changing, with a whole host of new players jumping on board to profit from the dirty money the trade so easily provides.
Commemorating a Disastrous Defeat in WWI, New Zealand Troops are Set to Return to the Middle East
New Zealand's government is hoping the 100-year anniversary of the tragic defeat will help sell troop deployment to Iraq.
Opinion and Analysis
Get Ready For an Explosion of Mining on the Ocean Floor
As global demand for metals and minerals continues to skyrocket, mining companies are looking to strike it rich at the bottom of the sea — and environmental groups are trying to stop them.