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.
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.
From now on, the primary focus of American military strategy will not be counterterrorism, but the containment of an economically booming China— at whatever risk or cost.
In a momentous strategic shift, President Obama has begun a military buildup in East Asia in a foolish attempt to intimidate China. It will bring blowback, and a greater risk of war.
America and oil. It’s like bacon and eggs, Batman and Robin. Now, it’s a guarantee of a trip to hell in a handbasket.