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Michael T. Klare

Author Bios

Michael T. Klare

Defense Correspondent

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, most recently, of The Race for What’s Left.


News and Features

American politicians are touting a future of robust domestic oil production. There’s just one problem: our planet won’t allow it. 

Surprisingly, the United States seems pleased that Putin wants to reposition Russia as a major Asian power.

The summer of 2012 has been one of heat, drought, rising food costs and global unrest.

Four ways the President is pursuing Cheney's geopolitics of global energy.

Six recent clashes and conflicts on a planet heading into energy overdrive.

How the big energy companies plan to turn the United States into a third world petro-state.

Why twenty-first century oil will break the bank—and the planet.

Costly technologies have opened up new sources in the Western Hemisphere—but they pose immense environmental dangers.

Why closing the Strait of Hormuz could ignite a war and a global depression.

The three top hot spots of potential conflict in the coming Geo-Energy Era.