Watching Government: Good and evil

08/26/2002
When does a country stop being an axis of evil? In the oil business, that's a delicate question that demands frequent visitation. From a geopolitical perspective, evil comes and evil goes: Russia, Iran, and Iraq have, at one time or another, been labeled by the US as enemies.But those nations also control vast petroleum deposits, a bounty the energy-thirsty US cannot reasonably ignore until cars can run on solar power or landfill waste.From Russia with oilWhile once a Cold War foe, Russia today is an important US friend. And with Middle East tensions building, Russian oil reserves represent a promising, albeit costly, energy insurance policy. To help cement newly forged political and ...
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