Reflections

OPEC Members Leave Their Troubles at Home

Jun 3, 2016 | 02:09 GMT
OPEC Members Leave Their Troubles at Home
At the June OPEC meeting in Vienna, the organization's members failed to reach a consensus on policy -- but they did so diplomatically.
(HANS PUNZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite the cordial atmosphere of Thursday's OPEC meeting, most OPEC producers -- beyond the power players in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) -- remain in dire political, economic and financial straits. Oil prices may be improving, but for countries such as Iraq, Nigeria and Venezuela, things are going to get...

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