Category: ‘ National Security ’

 

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...

“Oil and Gas Strategies Summit” Examines Energy & Geopolitics

This week, the Financial Times and Energy Intelligence collaborated to host their first “Oil & Gas Strategies Summit: The Transformational Impact of the North American Energy Revival,” an all-day event examining the North ...

Regional Availability Impairs Widespread EV Adoption

Many EVs are sold in select regions even as appeal extends across party lines March’s electric vehicle (EV) sales numbers were strong against a backdrop of growing conservative support for EVs. Earlier this month, Fox News te...
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