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The Cautionary Tale of Japan’s Solar Experiment

Japan’s fledgling solar boom is threatening to go bust as it struggles to connect new producers to its grids.

Solar Stumbles in Land of the Rising Sun

Japanese solar is booming but utilities can’t keep up.

Germany's Green Costs Runneth Over

It’s not just German households and businesses struggling under the yoke of the country’s ill-conceived green energy scheme. The ripples from Berlin’s energiewende are extended in to Austria, where excess renewable energy is straining the German neighbor’s grid.

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Crude Economics

OPEC and co. hardly have a choice in the matter.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China is moving closer to replacing the United States as a key Pakistani ally.

The Future

Here’s some fodder for your next dinner party.


Hint: It involves leaflets, psy-ops, and calls from Mom.

Libyan Afterparty

America’s top general in Africa has confirmed that Russia is up to new tricks in Libya.


As if holding back America’s schools wasn’t enough….

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