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Poland Is Singing the Shale Blues

Poland wants to frack, but Mother Nature isn’t complying. Warsaw is one of the few in Europe to see the value of shale, but technical difficulties and a byzantine regulatory environment have scuppered its ambitions thus far.

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What To Make of the Great Poland Shale Fail

The Italian energy firm Eni is now the fourth of five early movers on Poland’s shale reserves to call it quits, and it’s hard to call this anything but a disaster for Polish shale ambitions. That’s a shame, because for a little while there it looked like Poland might have been the first country in Europe to follow in America’s footsteps.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

Crude Economics

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

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