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Fracking Abroad
Fracking Abroad
Rare Good News for China’s Shale Ambitions

BP just signed a new Chinese shale exploration deal, but Beijing still trails far behind Washington in this arena.

Fracking Abroad
Can India Unlock Its Shale?

The shale boom has thus far been a uniquely American phenomenon. One Indian oil company wants to change that.

Fracking Abroad
South Africa Revives Its Wayward Shale Ambitions

One year after Shell abandoned South African shale plays, the country announced its plans to kickstart the fledgling industry.

Fracking Abroad
Energy Majors Yearn For Euroshale

Oil executives are bemoaning Europe’s anti-shale regulations, but those aren’t the only things holding back a boom on the continent.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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