June 26, 2019

Trump Threatens Iran “Obliteration” As Rouhani Calls White House “Mentally Retarded”

In a cut above the usual barb-trading between Iran and the United States, President Trump threatened to meet any attack by Iran on “anything American” with […]
June 25, 2019

Trump Imposes “Hard-Hitting Sanctions” On Iran’s Supreme Leader

By Julianne Geiger – Jun 24, 2019, 6:00 PM CDT The United States has levied new sanctions on Iran today in an effort to further squeeze […]
June 24, 2019

Trump: We Won’t Protect Foreign Oil Tankers For Free

By Tsvetana Paraskova – Jun 24, 2019, 12:00 PM CDT Countries that get their crude oil via the shipping routes in the Middle East should protect […]
June 21, 2019

Trump Calls Off Iran Attacks At The Last Minute

In response to Iran shooting down a U.S. drone on Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump approved a military strike against Iranian targets, but called off the […]
June 15, 2019

Trump: Key Oil Chokepoint ‘Not Going To Be Closed For Long If Iran Closes It

If Iran tried and closed the critical oil shipping lane in the Middle East, the Strait of Hormuz, “it’s not going to be closed for long,” […]
June 13, 2019

Trump Threatens Germany With Sanctions Over Gas Pipeline Support

President Trump continued his relentless offense against Russian gas in Europe this week by threatening to slap sanctions on Germany for its equally relentless support of […]
June 11, 2019

Can Trump Rely On The Saudis As Oil Prices Crash?

A month or so ago U.S. President Donald Trump extracted a promise from Saudi Arabia that it would pump more oil to mitigate the risk of […]
June 4, 2019

Is Trump Reversing Course On Iran?

The Trump administration is attempting to dial down the tension with Iran, lowering the risk of military conflict and pushing for diplomatic negotiations. On Sunday, U.S. […]
June 3, 2019

Chevron Asks Trump Administration For Venezuela Sanction Relief

Amid tightening supply of heavy oil on global markets Chevron is asking the Trump administration for sanction relief in Venezuela so it could continue doing business […]