The Saudis scuppered a petrostate plan to freeze output in Doha this weekend. The plan was doomed from the start.
The Chinese are pulling back from the disputed Scarborough Shoal: is this a new normal or a temporary olive branch?
It’s a sign of frustration—and a sign of Maduro’s temporary upper-hand.
Malaysia is preparing for its first major defense agreement with China, a sign that Beijing’s diplomacy is paying off.
We need more diesel technicians, welders, and pipe fitters.
If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.
An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.