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Why is Europe (at least France and the UK) less dovish than the US administration on Ukraine striking Russian oil refineries?

Joe Biden currently faces a heavy re-election battle this year, and petrol prices are already on the rise. And nothing terrifies a sitting American president more than a surge in pump prices during an ...
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Who officially owns the fuel tanks in Gaza that Israel said (around 26 Oct 2023) have half a million liters of fuel?

From a CNN Live News feed, 9:33 p.m. ET, October 26, 2023 — On Gaza's dwindling fuel supplies: Hagari also reiterated that Israel would not allow fuel into Gaza for now, saying that Hamas’ arrays are ...
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Is the US acknowledging that it's losing some leverage over Ukraine by cutting off aid?

Let's start with some facts: Ukraine needs external aid to win (or not lose) the war. Should be obvious. They're currently struggling while US aid is held up. The Europeans are unable / unwilling to ...
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Is there any data to inform a view of the US Nationalization of O&G?

Question: Is there any data to inform a view of the US Nationalization of O&G? Here is a poll. Nationalize the Fossil Fuel Industry Lots of opinions. Nationalize the U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry to ...
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Who officially owns the fuel tanks in Gaza that Israel said (around 26 Oct 2023) have half a million liters of fuel?

While I can't answer your question, I made some research and I'll write down what I found so far. The tanks are located about 800 meters north of Rafah crossing at the Gaza-Egypt border. UNRWA imports ...
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Is the US acknowledging that it's losing some leverage over Ukraine by cutting off aid?

There's this quote from Ukrainian FM Kuleba doing the rounds on social media, essentially talking about a quid-pro-quo: more Patriots in exchange for less attacks on Russian oil infrastructure (which ...
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Is the US acknowledging that it's losing some leverage over Ukraine by cutting off aid?

From the press sources I observe (New York Times, The Guardian, Financial Times, Meduza, Novaya Gazeta EU) I am under impression that USA representatives are currently not making such statements. ...
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Why is Europe (at least France and the UK) less dovish than the US administration on Ukraine striking Russian oil refineries?

This question is a good example of "politics within politics" playing out between the superpowers, fighting to protect their self-interests. (Superpowers are countries that can extend their ...
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