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Caspian leaders sign territorial agreement

Leaders of countries with Caspian Sea coasts have signed an agreement on territorial claims under dispute since collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Clarification of at least some legal questions will ease impediments to…




What OPEC counterweight?

With sound governance and a little cooperation, Canada, the US, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, and Argentina once might have envisioned formation of a Western Hemisphere counterweight to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. So much for…