Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, coalition forces leader during Persian Gulf War, dies

Associated Press via 12/27/2012

Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over the second Gulf War against Iraq, died Thursday. He was 78.

Schwarzkopf died in […]

Gohmert Hammers Obama in Scathing House Floor Speech: ‘It’s an Inconvenient Thing to Have to Be President When You Really Are Best at Running for Office’; Update: Security for Jarrett Vacation, not for Ambassador

Jason Howerton The Blaze 9/12/2012

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) took a shot at President Obama’s foreign policy in an impassioned speech on the House floor Wednesday, slamming the administration’s response to the killings of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, by radical Islamists during an attack on the U.S. embassy in Libya.

After paying […]

Saudis Slash Oil Output, Say Market Oversupplied

Reuters via CNBC 18 Apr 2011

Saudi Arabia’s oil minister said on Sunday the kingdom had slashed output by 800,000 barrels per day in March due to oversupply, sending the strongest signal yet that OPEC will not act to quell soaring prices.

Consumers have urged the exporters’ group to pump more crude to put a […]

Kuwait to base budget on $43 oil price

KippReport November 22, 2009

Kuwait is expected to base its budget for 2010/11 on a crude oil price of $43 per barrel, according to a report in Al-Watan newspaper. The report states that technical committees at the finance ministry-approved the estimated price of $43 a barrel on Saturday.

The price is higher than the $35 […]