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Pipeline Politics
Pipeline Politics
Old Pipes Threaten American Energy Security

More than three-fifths of America’s fuel pipelines were built before 1970. That’s a problem.

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What TurkStream Means

Turkey gets discount gas, but Russia gets to turn the screws on Ukraine while securing its hold on the European market—for now.

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Canada Proposes a National Carbon Price

Not all of its provinces are thrilled.

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Why Is Gazprom So Intent on Nord Stream 2?

It’s a big geopolitical gamble, with huge potential upsides for the Kremlin.

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Bottlenecks Threaten Energy Security in Northeastern US

Natural gas production is rising quickly in the northeast, but pipeline bottlenecks are holding the boom back.

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Polish Regulators Stymie Nord Stream 2

It’s far too soon to call the project dead, as Gazprom defiantly says it will forge on alone.

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Nord Stream Divides Opinion, Inside Germany and Out

A top German politician in Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition had some harsh words for the proposed Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

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NIMBYism and Green Bias Keeps New England Power Rates High

An important pipeline project—meant to ease a natural gas bottleneck in New England—was scrapped this week.

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The Pipeline Dividing Europe

Italy is raising questions about Germany’s proposed new Nord Stream 2 pipeline with Russia.

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Canada to US: We Still Want Keystone

Our northern neighbor’s new Liberal government supports the controversial project, just as its Conservative predecessor did.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

Tribalism on one side strengthens tribalism on the other.

A Setback?

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party suffered a defeat at the polls on Sunday. But the country’s next parliamentary could come sooner than most expect, offering the populists another chance.

Europe's Mess

A “No” vote many thought would strike a serious blow against the EU may have been more of a stay of execution. But that does not mean any of Europe’s underlying problems have gone away.

Budget Battles

Many of the nation’s top military brass have Putin on their minds when looking at the 2018 defense budget.

democracy and its discontents

The outcome of the election made the public more supportive of America’s idiosyncratic election system overall.


Yet more proof that the only way to assure good treatment for refugees is to do everything to prevent their displacement in the first place.

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