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Awash in Oil
Awash in Oil
Will Russia Agree to an Oil Freeze?

Moscow seems amenable to renewed talks of an oil production “freeze” deal with OPEC and other petrostates.

Awash in Oil
Fracklog Grows as Producers Await Price Rebound

U.S. shale firms are drilling but not yet fracking wells, and the growing backlog may push oil prices down for some time to come.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

After the Elections

Fair enough. But some of the Realpolitik Russia won’t like.

Shale Is Hale

Welcome to the era of the “monster frack.”

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