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Gas Glut
Gas Glut
The Other Hydrocarbon Price Crash

Oil prices have mounted a minor comeback recently, but we haven’t seen the bottom of the LNG market yet.

Gas Glut
A Sated China is Bad News for US LNG

China won’t be snatching up U.S. LNG anytime soon. It’s a decidedly bad time to be in the business of selling hydrocarbons.

Gas Glut
What LNG Has in Common With Oil

An oversupplied LNG market has many producers regretting investments, but the glut could fundamentally change the market.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
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.

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

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