Tag Archives: European Union

Serious About European Competitiveness? Go for Shale Gas

Competitiveness now attracts as much attention here in Brussels as climate and environment policy. For the first time, the European Council will hold a summit devoted exclusively to industrial competitiveness, and rightly so.   The debate over shale gas will be a part of that. The European Commission is poised to release a framework for the extraction of unconventional gas …

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Does Saudi Arabia Want a Nuclear Bomb?

The negotiations between Iran and the west have not yet produced a deal. At the same time, the BBC’s Mark Urban, a defense correspondent, has unearthed a worrying connection between Iran moving towards the nuclear bomb threshold and a Saudi Arabian decision to produce a nuclear bomb with Pakistani help. “Saudi Arabia has invested in Pakistani nuclear weapons projects and …

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