Total's Deal Bares Europe-US Split on Iran
"French energy giant Total's signing of a $5 billion contract on Monday to develop phase 11 of Iran's South Pars offshore gas fields has sparked fresh interest in business opportunities in the Islamic Republic. More European companies seem to be dropping their qualms about trade..."
CrossTalk: On a New Middle East
'Big picture' of the Middle East. What are the current defining trends, who are the winners and losers, and how is this volatile and very dangerous region changing? And is American influence on the decline?"