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PBS Wide Angle: Once upon a coup

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PBS Wide Angle: Once upon a coup

PBS WIDE ANGLE's film "Once Upon a Coup" investigates the inner workings of a coup attempt in the tiny West African country of Equatorial Guinea. Discovery of a vast underwater oil reserve there caught the attention of the U.S., China and more.

Posted: August 26, 2009 14:07   Comments: 4
U.S. tries to temper economic expectations in Middle East

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U.S. tries to temper economic expectations in Middle East

During a visit to Saudi Arabia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told some of the country's business leaders to expect what he called a "gradual recovery with more than the usual ups and downs and temporary reversals." Fadel Gheit of Oppenheimer and Company discusses economic overtures to the Middle East.

Posted: July 14, 2009 15:06   Comments: 0
Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

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Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explores rising tensions in South Sudan, the site of a two-decade civil war between the Muslim north and mostly Christian south. As post-war violence mounts and threatens the region's fragile peace, South Sudan may become more deadly than Darfur. Jen Marlowe, Eric Reeves and Sunday Taabu join the conversation.

Posted: June 30, 2009 18:47   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on polar politics

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Tune in: Online radio show on polar politics

Once considered a frigid wasteland, the Arctic is now hotly contested as it emerges as a region of vital economic and military importance. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the politics of the poles. McKenzie Funk, Oran Young and Jessica Shadian joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: May 19, 2009 19:29   Comments: 6
Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

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Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the state of natural resource use, opportunities and dangers for resource-rich developing countries and the role played by the U.S. in this global issue. Dave Burdick, Michael Cohen and Alf Hornborg joined the conversation.

Posted: March 31, 2009 18:06   Comments: 1
U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

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U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

Cuba is doing business worldwide, but the United States is hardly in the game. A long U.S. government boycott of the island means most American businessmen are losing out to Europeans and others when it comes to everything from agriculture to medicine to oil.

Posted: March 10, 2009 15:18   Comments: 11
Nigerians go hungry despite oil wealth

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Nigerians go hungry despite oil wealth

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about visiting a farm in Nigeria, where the majority of the population remains poor and hungry even though the country is one of the world's top oil exporters.

Posted: January 14, 2009 09:07   Comments: 3
Oil-rich countries brace for hardship as prices drop

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Oil-rich countries brace for hardship as prices drop

Daniel Yergin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power," discusses the future of oil prices, which dropped on Monday.

Posted: January 12, 2009 16:43   Comments: 0
OPEC announces record oil production cuts

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OPEC announces record oil production cuts

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) set a precedent today with its largest oil production cuts ever -- 2.2 million barrels per day.

Posted: December 17, 2008 12:47   Comments: 1
OPEC to consider third round of oil production cuts

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OPEC to consider third round of oil production cuts

OPEC members are scheduled to meet this Saturday to discuss cutting production due to plunging prices.

Posted: November 28, 2008 17:39   Comments: 0

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