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The Big Freeze
The Big Freeze
Oil’s Price Collapse Is Quickly Draining Petrostate Coffers

Cheap oil has cost the 18 petrostates convening in Doha this Sunday $315 billion, according to Bloomberg research.

The Big Freeze
OPEC Can’t Rebalance the Oil Market, but Shale Might

The International Energy Agency is skeptical of the petrostate plan to freeze output, but expects falling U.S. shale production to erase a global glut.

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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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