Category: ‘ National Security ’

 

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...

ANALYSIS: Russia-Ukraine Crisis & Its Implications for Energy Markets

What are the implications of the Russia-Ukraine crisis for oil and natural gas markets? How do these implications vary should the situation escalate? What is the likelihood of sanctions against Russia’s energy sector? What other...

UPDATED: Saudi Arabia’s Military Spending Surge

Thanks to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), we have learned that Saudi Arabia, among other Middle Eastern nations, is pumping billions of dollars into its military spending. The Ki...

SAFE’s Oil Security Index: Global Highlights INFOGRAPHIC

Today, SAFE released the first quarterly update to the Oil Security Index, the only metric offering a comparative ranking of the relative oil security of 13 countries around the world. Be sure to read the quarterly update, view th...

Ret. Admiral Dennis Blair Testifies on the Geopolitics of Shale

This morning, Admiral Dennis Blair of SAFE's Commission on Energy and Geopolitics testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a hearing entitled, "The Geopolitical Implications of the U.S. ...

Interview with Libya Expert Matthew M. Reed

Matthew M. Reed is a Washington, D.C. based analyst for Foreign Reports, a consultancy focused on oil and politics in the Middle East. His views on Libya have been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and published in Foreign Policy....

Releasing the SPR: A Threat, with What Goal?

Earlier this week, the Department of Energy announced that it was conducting a “test” release of crude oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Five million barrels, roughly 1 percent of collected supplies, w...

Crimean Crisis Bolsters Russian Energy Export Revenues

While the world watches the evolving Crimean crisis with rapt attention, and prices for energy, corn, and oil climbed to six month highs, Russia’s Gazprom is holding its annual investor meeting in London. Gazprom, which describe...

Cross-Post: Making Energy Security a National Goal (Part 2)

The following entry (part two of a two-part blog series) comes from David Steiner, president and chief executive officer of Waste Management. Mr. Steiner is a member of SAFE’s Energy Security Leadership Council, and in this po...

BUY GENERIC MODAFINIL NO PRESCRIPTION

Military brass, economists, and thought leaders are coalescing around the notion that the United States' domestic oil production boom will help our foreign policy interests, but fall far short of freeing us from foreign entangleme...
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