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The North American Energy Boom
The North American Energy Boom
US Shale Gas Is Powering Mexico

Our southern neighbor is benefiting from the shale boom, too.

The North American Energy Boom
Canada to Follow America’s Energy Lead

New estimates say our northern neighbor will boost its oil output 28 percent by 2030.

The North American Energy Boom
Build Pipes, Not Walls?

Companies are busy building out pipeline infrastructure to send America’s glut of shale gas southward to Mexico.

The North American Energy Boom
A New Energy Juggernaut Emerges

Canada has its oil sands, the United States has its shale boom, and now Mexico has its energy reforms. Add those three recent energy trends together, and you’ve got yourself a recipe for a North American energy powerhouse. A new report from the Energy Information Administration paints an even rosier energy future for the US and North America.

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Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

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