In a new book, John Foster traces the underreported links between geopolitics, conflict and the global competition for oil. Here, he examines how these links — more so than a concern for human rights — may be behind Western sanctions on Venezuela.
International petroleum economist and author
John Foster is an international petroleum economist. He has worked on staff of the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and two oil companies (BP and Petro-Canada). He is the author of Oil and World Politics, published in September 2018.