The Power and the Peril of Oil

Firooz Zadeh explains why Westerners call it Black Gold, and Middle Easterners refer to it as Black Pain. This is a thought-provoking presentation on how oil has given strength and empowered some countries and its people while it has also dislocated and imperiled many others. It has truly been a double-edged sword. And because of making alies with with Saudi Arabia for its oil, the U.S. has lost its soul and security.