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Awash in Oil
Awash in Oil
Russian Oil Producers Will “Voluntarily” Cut Output

But the deal will be “voluntary” for the country’s oil producers.

Awash in Oil
Will Russia Agree to an Oil Freeze?

Moscow seems amenable to renewed talks of an oil production “freeze” deal with OPEC and other petrostates.

Awash in Oil
Fracklog Grows as Producers Await Price Rebound

U.S. shale firms are drilling but not yet fracking wells, and the growing backlog may push oil prices down for some time to come.

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retirement crisis

Young Americans expect to lean more heavily on Social Security when they retire. But the system is underfunded.

Hail Shale

Give shale the credit it’s due this holiday weekend.

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

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

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

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