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LIGNET: The Ugly Underside of the Arab Spring

Friday, 02 Mar 2012 02:55 PM

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Hoekstra: Middle East a Bubbling Cauldron of Uncertainty

Peter Hoekstra, former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says the Middle East one year after the Arab Spring, is a “bubbling cauldron” of uncertainty and that as the smoke clears it’s becoming apparent that things have not played out in a way that’s favorable to the United States, or to Israel.

Click HERE to read the full story and watch the video interview with Hoekstra at LIGNET.com.



Taliban Split Over Peace Talks Could Lead to More Violence

The Taliban’s move toward peace talks with the United States has split the organization and could provoke more violence against U.S. troops in the region. Despite this, Taliban leaders are pressing ahead, expressing far more interest in talking with the United States, in fact, than with the Afghan government.

Click HERE to read the analysis from intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.



Could High UK Taxes Ruin North Sea Oil Boom?

A discovery of large new reserves of oil in the North Sea last year by Norwegian oil company Statoil (NYSE:STO) has put the United Kingdom and Norway in a promising energy position for 2012. But BP (NYSE:BP), Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A), and Total SA (NYSE:TOT) worry that new British tax and environmental policies could undermine and even ruin a potential new oil boom for the UK.


Click HERE to read the full analysis from our experts at LIGNET.com.

Middle East Arab Spring

Iranian supporters of defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi march in Tehran on June 15, 2009, defying a ban on protests. The United States did not support the protesters and by its silence sent a clear signal, says former House Intelligence Committee Chair Peter Hoekstra, now running for the U.S. Senate in Michigan. (AFP/Getty Images)



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