Foot Shooting: 'Disturbing oil imports hurts US first'
As the US seeks new ways to undermine the Syrian government, it's now slapping even more sanctions on Damascus' closest ally - Iran. President Obama's given the all-clear to the toughest measures yet against the Islamic state's oil industry. Washington will take punitive economic measures against any country that refuses to reduce imports of fuel from Iran.
Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, researcher and writer talks to RT. She thinks America's shooting itself in the foot by such sanctions.
1. oil, call to french presidential candidates on peak oil
About oil, please do not hesitate to sign (and forward) a call to French presidential candidates "mobilizing society in the face of peak oil" originally published March 22nd in lemonde.fr.
Signed by :
Pierre René Bauquis - Former Director of Strategy and Planning at Total
Jean-Marie Bourdaire - Former Director of Economic Studies at Total, former Director of Studies at World Energy Council (WEC)
Yves Cochet - European Deputy, former Environment Minister.
Jean-Marc Jancovici – Consultant, energy and CO2 issues, ASPO France
Jean Laherrère - Former Chief of Exploration Technologies at Total
Yves Mathieu - Former Hydrocarbon Reserves Project Manager at the Institut Francais du Petrole (French Petroleum Institute)