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Running on Empty
Running on Empty
China's Thwarted Gas Ambitions

China desperately wants to boost its natural gas supplies to help alleviate its dependence on coal and the smog that energy source spews out, but it’s finding that task devilishly difficult.

Running on Empty
UK Shale Struggles a Reminder of Why America Succeeded

Britain’s fledgling shale gas industry is struggling to get off the ground, plagued by regulatory delays and geologic hurdles. The US shale experience has proved devilishly difficult to replicate, but after Putin’s aggression in Crimea, there’s never been a better time for Europe to frack.

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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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