China National Petroleum in Iraq

[Update: Nearly four years later, there is very similar talk about China filling the vacuum in Afghanistan, via the Washington Times. This trend is confirmed by ICG’s Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt in Beijing as having gone on “in the context of US]withdrawal” since the tenure (or possibly the untimely demise)  of Richard Holbrooke. – October 13, 2012] New York Times just posted a story about Iraqis chafing … Continue reading China National Petroleum in Iraq