In the old days it used to be about nuclear weapons and military power. Now in 2013, it’s about a commodity as precious as gold and oil: natural gas.
From Global Research:
US-Russia “New Cold War”: The Battle for Pipelines and Natural Gas
What the US & Russia are really quarreling over: Pipelines
By Steve Horn
“For both countries, the Snowden affair is just another ho-hum spat in the greater imperial rivalry.
Nearly two months ago, former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden handed smoking-gun documents on the international surveillance apparatus to The Guardian and The Washington Post in what’s become one of the most captivating stories in recent memory.
Snowden now lives in Russia after a Hollywood-like nearly six-week-long stint in a Moscow airport waiting for a country to grant him asylum.
Journalists and pundits have spent countless articles and news segments conveying the intrigue and intensity of…
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