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Jamie Horgan
Staff Writer, The American Interest.
Energy Innovation
Moving Towards the Battery Breakthrough

How close are renewables to a shale-like boom?

Future Power
Macron’s Nuclear Mistake

France’s new energy minister is intent on shutting down nuclear power plants.

Crude Economics
Shale Isn’t OPEC’s Only Problem

Canada, Brazil, Norway, and the UK are all adding to petrostates’ woes.

Crude Economics
Here’s Why Petrostate Oil Cuts Have Disappointed

Hint: it has to do with last year’s production.

Crude Economics
Russia and Saudi Arabia Commit to Oil Cuts Through Next Year

The two countries will their commitment to production cuts until March 2018.

Natural Disaster
Can US Solar Cope with an Eclipse?

The natural phenomenon is going to seriously test solar-dependent power grids.

The North American Energy Boom
Is America Ready to Be a Major Natural Gas Exporter?

Maybe so, but market conditions won’t make it easy.

Shale Boom 2.0
American Oil and Gas Surge to New Highs

After a brief hiatus, shale is booming once again.

Crude Economics
Oil Faces a Looming Supply Problem

Today’s glut could lead to tomorrow’s supply shock.

Wonder Worm
Making Green Solutions from Fish Bait

How a caterpillar could help us recycle plastics.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

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social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

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