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  1. G30-something too diverse to succeed

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Bangladesh, Pakistan and the Gulf, apart from Saudi Arabia, are missing. The G20 has become G22 with the unaccountable admission of the Netherlands and Spain, and places have been found for the Czech ...

  2. Pakistan's moment of joy

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... who have now lost their leader. He is also seen as a practicing Muslim, who spent his exile in Saudi Arabia after being toppled by Mr Musharraf and accused of a string of corruption charges. ...

  3. G8 can toast our becoming toast

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... extinctions. The reaction of world leaders to the oil problem has been pathetic. A hastily called summit saw leaders of the industrialised world pleading with Saudi Arabia to increase production. The token Saudi promise of 200,000 barrels extra helped oil above US$142 a barrel, while growing talk of 'peak oil' and China and India's thirst sparked speculation of US$200 oil, ...

  4. Running out of options for N Korea

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Saudi Arabia and Turkey? The US is not the only power to blame. China is now realising the consequences of being surrounded by nuclear-armed states, not just the wilful North Korea. This week, ...

  5. Buckle up for a rough 2009

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... soared to US$147 a barrel on the pretence that all would be well, then fell to US$44 when reality hit, too low for Saudi Arabia or Russia to pay for their ambitious social programmes, almost low ...

  6. A tiny window for leaders to act

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia and South Africa, which he calls a 'steering group', not a G14, since it should be flexible enough to evolve and change members. Some people will quibble: ...



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