The Kremlin is undoubtedly aware that it exercises extraordinary leverage, if it strikes right now.
Which is why I don't understand why the US and the rest of the world didn't have a better handle on it.
Putin's timing is impeccable. There are multiple storms over the next couple of weeks heading for the Gulf of Mexico.
Putin needs to make max bucks on oil futures while he can...
posted on 08/28/2008 4:55:02 PM PDT
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