|Why Baghdad Isn't Pumping More Of Its Oil|
by Olivia Ward, Toronto Star
July 6th, 2008
"It's a dramatic change of course after years of national control," says Antonia Juhasz, author of the forthcoming The Tyranny of Oil. "It would be perceived negatively by the majority of Iraqis, and that's not what Iraq needs just now."
|Iraq Opens Oil Fields to Global Bidding|
by Sudarsan Raghavan & Steven Mufson, Washington Post
July 1st, 2008
Iraq's government invited foreign firms Monday to help boost the production of the country's major oil fields, beginning a global competition for access to the world's third-largest reserves.
|Big Oil's Big 'Problem.'|
by Michael Brush, MSN.money.com
May 21st, 2008
US giants Conoco and Exxon have more money these days than they know what to do with, so they're handing it out to shareholders. What they aren't doing with it is much that will reduce the oil crunch.
|Democracy Now! Interview|
June 6th, 2007
As the U.S. Discusses Staying in Iraq for 50+ Years, the Bush Administration and Congressional Democrats Push for Iraq to Open its Oil Fields to Foreign Oil Companies. Antonia discusses the new Iraq oil bill and why oil workers in southern Iraq have announced a strike to oppose the law.
|Interview on the Diane Rehm Show|
The Diane Rehm Show
April 26th, 2007
Iraqi politicians are struggling to spell out new rules for managing and sharing their country's massive oil reserves - an agreement deemed crucial to Iraq's economic survival. Different views on what this oil legislation may mean for regional, national, and international interests.
|Iraq maps strategy to revive oil fields|
by Christian Berthelsen and Tina Susman, LA Times
February 26th, 2007
"It's a critical law that is being rushed through Iraq's government at a time when the government is highly susceptible to external pressure," [Juhasz] said. "Most people in Iraq assume the U.S. invasion was about oil. When the people of Iraq learn that the majority of their oil fields are being turned over to foreign private production ... it worries me. I wouldn't want to be a soldier on the ground when the law passes."
February 22nd, 2007
Antonia appears on Radio4All's "The Stand" to discuss the implications of the new leaked Iraqi oil law.
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