4/26/2015 - Rewind - Disruption threat sends oil trading to near four-month high

Chaganomics

In Libya, members of the Petroleum Facilities Guard shut the Elephant oil field Saturday over unpaid salaries, said Mohamed Elharari, a spokesman at National Oil Corp. Japan Times: Oil traded near the highest price since December on concern that Middle East supplies may be disrupted as Saudi Arabia expanded its military campaign against Yemen. Futures were little changed in London after capping a third weekly gain.

Why Libya, Japan, and the Final Four is Your Real Competition

Cloud Marketing Lab Blog

In the past few weeks, your content has had a lot to compete with. In sports, India won the Cricket world championships. The NCAA tournament captured the attention of almost every male American past the age of 12; and a large majority of the ladies as well. Baseball season started, and the NBA and NHL are winding down. In world news, there is a tragedy in Japan, civil unrest in the Middle East, and demonstrators marching on the capital building in Madison.

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Here’s What’s Driving Collaborative Consumption and Where the Market May Head Next

Both Sides of the Table

But an equally obvious case is BitCoin where people who live in Iran, Syria or Libya may rather put their money into non-governmental units (even knowing the risks) than to trust their local governmental leaders to protect their assets from inflation or seizure.

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Why the Navy Needs Disruption Now (part 2 of 2)

Steve Blank

For targets over uncontested airspace (Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, Libya, etc.) The future is here it’s just distributed unevenly – Silicon Valley view of tech adoption. The threat is here it’s just distributed unevenly – A2/AD and the aircraft carrier.

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30-35 Million People Will Be Coming Thru

Chaganomics

Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan are all countries with a huge population and an extremely unstable situation. Is this too fantastic or what (from Right Wing News)? An influx of 30-35 million people will bust EU nations at the seams! - CH - by John Binder 20-Sep-2015 15:29:44 Copyright (c) 2015 Right Wing News English 343 words Sep 20, 2015 The Syrian refugee crisis is already a disaster that has been caused by a disaster in the Middle East.

Hacking for Diplomacy at the State Department – Breakthroughs, breakdowns and relentlessly direct critiques

Steve Blank

Initial feedback from refugees themselves was positive – a 22-year-old from Eritrea who crossed the Mediterranean to Europe from Libya told the team he would have put his phone number on his shirt – had he thought ahead of time to do so. Time flies.

The 8 Greatest Strengths Of Generation Y

YoungUpstarts

Our mandate to him has been to support the social uprisings in Libya, Egypt, and elsewhere. Finish this TV show lyric: “Heroes in a half-shell…” If you can without cheating , you’re probably a Millennial.

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Reuters Daily Oil Insider

Chaganomics

mln barrels of crude A fire raging for almost a week at Libyas biggest oil port of Es Sider has destroyed up to 1.8 OPEC oil out out hits six month low in December on Libya OPECs oil supply fell by 270,000 barrels per day (bpd) in December to a six-month low as fighting cut Libyan output, offsetting record Iraqi southern exports and stable Saudi Arabian production, a Reuters survey found.

Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports

Occam's Razor

If I can infer that you want a Nexus 9 or are looking for an article on Libya or want to learn what a Roth IRA is, why do I care how old you are or if want to school?

Let's Stop Complaining About 'Uncertainty'

Inc Startups

Why are smart, risk-taking small business people suddenly blaming all their problems on uncertainty? Uncertainty has always been a big part of running a business. I was in Washington last week and met with two Congressmen who sit on the House Committee for Small Business.

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US: Assad Must Leave, After Negotiations

Chaganomics

Kerry and Hammond said they also discussed conflicts in Yemen, Libya and Ukraine. I understand the diplomacy but.CH says Assad must go, timing down to negotiation 9/19/15 08:23 (Adds Kerry and Hammond quotes, background) By Lesley Wroughton LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has to go but the timing of his departure should be decided through negotiation.

Soundbites from the future

Start Up Blog

They’re happy to facilitate revolution in Moldova, Iran, Egypt and Libya. A few soundbites from the future: Leadership: It’s no longer about being king of the mountain, it’s about being center of the circle. Prof Joseph Nye author of Soft Power. Woman will lead the 21 st century, or at least a feminine social and business ethic. The 20 th century was very male centric. This has flipped with the rise of social facilitation.

The Real Jobs Problem

charliecrystle.com

Dire Straits used to have it right with " Industrial Disease ": wanna have a war, keep our factories wanna have a war, keep us on our knees wanna have a war, stop us buying Japanese wanna have a war to stop Industrial Disease But we have wars--Yemen, Libya, Iraq & Afghanistan.

Irene brings rain, flooding and end of news as we know it [#irene]

This is going to be BIG.

” He adds: “storms of another sort are still overcoming Syria and Libya, both of which might as well not exist on supposed news networks today. On June 17, 1994, the whole country was interrupted by broadcast news—us New Yorkers were watching Patrick Ewing and the Knicks in the NBA Finals. It was the beginning of the biggest media spectacle we had ever seen.

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[Review] The Rise Of The New East

YoungUpstarts

By now, many would know that China is expanding aggressively to West Asian and North African countries like Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Algeria, Libya and Egypt. Are China and India still the “factory” and “outsourced service provider” of the world?

Mark Suster: The Sharing Economy Is Here to Stay

Inc Startups

But an equally obvious case is BitCoin where people who live in Iran, Syria or Libya may rather put their money into non-governmental units (even knowing the risks) than to trust their local governmental leaders to protect their assets from inflation or seizure.

Hacking for Diplomacy at the State Department – Breakthroughs, breakdowns and relentlessly direct critiques

Steve Blank

Initial feedback from refugees themselves was positive – a 22-year-old from Eritrea who crossed the Mediterranean to Europe from Libya told the team he would have put his phone number on his shirt – had he thought ahead of time to do so. Time flies.

Lessons From Obama's Handling of the Syria Crisis

Inc Startups

As The New York Times pointed out , the proposed attack "in some respects resembles the limited types that many presidents--Ronald Reagan in Grenada, Bill Clinton in Kosovo and even Mr. Obama in Libya--have launched on their own."

Aspen Institute Maghreb Investor Delegation, next week in NY and CA

David Teten

The group is about 22 people; managing directors, partners and COO’s of major investments firms in Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, and Tunisia. Turnaround / buyout investing is of particular interest to the delegates for several reasons: The Maghreb is an important buy-out market due to the first generation transition since independence and also due to privatization of seized assets by governments in Tunisia and Libya. Localisation du Maghreb (Photo credit: Wikipedia).

Internet Self-Censorship Is Wrong In Any Culture

Mark Birch

In reality, the video had little to do with the violence the resulted in the killing of Americans in Libya and the chaos at the US consulate in Egypt. continuations : So what can be learned from this historical analogy? One key takeaway for myself is that we must be patient and can’t expect differences to disappear overnight. As long as these differences are as powerful as they are today we must show some level of restraint and invest time in education.