Michael T. Klare is a professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College and the defense correspondent of The Nation. He is the author of 14 books on international energy and security affairs, including most recently, The Race for What’s Left.
Senior politicians in both parties have become so intoxicated by the idea of an American surge in energy production that they have lost their senses.
In the carbon wars, big oil is winning.
Why does Obama insist on retaining the option of attacking Syria, despite growing opposition in Congress and the general public?