Canada’s Oil Boom Crude to Flow to China
Following the Obama administration’s rejection of the Keystone pipeline, Canada has turned to China for help in building a pipeline west from Alberta to the Pacific coast, with Prime Minister Stephen Harper now in China meeting with Chinese leaders to discuss. It’s clear that the political dynamic in the United States that crushed plans for a pipeline to the Gulf of Mexico has driven Canada to strengthen its alliance with China — a natural alliance, given Canada’s oil boom and China’s need to secure vast streams of oil to fuel its growing economy.
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Is Another Falklands War Brewing?
The long-running dispute between Argentina and Great Britain over the Falkland Islands took a sharp turn last week when Argentina’s foreign minister accused Britain of “militarizing” the South Atlantic by sending a small naval force to the region, including a nuclear submarine. Tensions between the two countries have been growing since reserves of oil were discovered off the Falkland Islands, prompting some to ask — Is a second Falklands War on the horizon?
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|Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner delivers a speech in front of a backdrop of the Falkland Islands painted like the Argentine national flag on February 7. (JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)
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