Category: ‘ National Security ’

 

Going Local with Energy Security: Indianapolis

“The politics of energy is warping diplomacy around the world,” said Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, quoting former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in a presentation he gave today at the 2015 Alternative Clean Transpo...

Iran Deal Skeptics Could Trigger Era of High Risk Premium for Oil

Last week’s announcement of the framework of a deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of nations sparked mixed reactions in the United States, in Iran, and in U.S. allies in the Middle East, but all agreed on the momentous nature ...

ISIS in Libya

When ISIS began rearing its head and taking broad swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria last year, there were obvious questions about where the group was likely to spread next. Libya was a clear natural vulnerability, given the on...

Oil Markets and the Saudi Kingdom

Yesterday, the world learned of the passing of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah. During the past 10 years, the King led Saudi Arabia through a volatile and precarious period in the Middle East, one defined by increasing political ...

Report: Current oil market dynamics work in P5+1’s favor with Iran

This morning, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) and Roubini Global Economics (RGE) released a report assessing the impact of current global oil market dynamics on Iran and the ongoing negotiations with the P5+1 over the ...

The Growing Connection between Oil and Terror

This week, it was announced that Algeria's In Amenas natural gas facility, which grabbed international headlines in January 2013 when Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists from Libya took hundreds hostage in a prolonged standoff resulting in...

Mullen & Hannah Offer Insight on Geopolitics & Energy Security

A transportation sector powered by multiple, diverse energy sources enables the United States to protect itself from an often-volatile oil market, while freeing foreign policy from reliance on a resource with important implica...

Intelligence Report: Iran Negotiations to Impact Oil Market

The July 20 deadline for nuclear talks between the P5+1—the United States, Russia, United Kingdom, France, China, and Germany—and Iran is fast approaching, and the outcome will undoubtedly have significant implications for the...

Michael Ross on the Troubling Consequences of Oil Wealth

Michael Ross is a professor at UCLA, whose work explores the ways that oil revenues and oil wealth often disrupt international development and enable nations to disengage from the international community. Some of his recent public...

Professor Michael Ross Explains the “Oil Curse”

Michael Ross is a professor at UCLA, whose work explores the ways that oil revenues and oil wealth often disrupt international development and enable nations to disengage from the international community. Some of his recent public...
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