Middle East http://wlrn.org en From Miami To The Middle East: Journalist Nathan Deuel On His New Memoir http://wlrn.org/post/miami-middle-east-journalist-nathan-deuel-his-new-memoir <p class="p1">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Journalist </span><a href="http://nathandeuel.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span class="s2">Nathan Deuel</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> grew up in South Florida, but in 2008 he and his wife, </span><a href="http://www.npr.org/people/131876588/kelly-mcevers" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span class="s2">Kelly McEvers</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, moved to the Middle East.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:32:05 +0000 Sammy Mack 33338 at http://wlrn.org From Miami To The Middle East: Journalist Nathan Deuel On His New Memoir The 1973 Arab Oil Embargo: The Old Rules No Longer Apply http://wlrn.org/post/1973-arab-oil-embargo-old-rules-no-longer-apply Forty years ago this week, the U.S. was hit by an oil shock that reverberates until this day.<p>Arab oil producers cut off exports to the U.S. to protest American military support for Israel in its 1973 war with Egypt and Syria. This brought soaring gas prices and long lines at filling stations, and it contributed to a major economic downturn in the U.S.<p>The embargo made the U.S. feel heavily dependent on Middle Eastern oil, which in turn led the U.S. to focus on instability in that region, which has since included multiple wars and other U.S. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 21:20:40 +0000 22229 at http://wlrn.org The 1973 Arab Oil Embargo: The Old Rules No Longer Apply