Michael T. Klare

Defense Correspondent

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Michael T. Klare, The Nation’s defense correspondent, is professor emeritus of peace and world-security studies at Hampshire College and senior visiting fellow at the Arms Control Association in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he is the author of All Hell Breaking Loose: The Pentagon’s Perspective on Climate Change.

‘Avatar’: The Prequel ‘Avatar’: The Prequel

Will earth's last stand sweep the 2013 Oscars?

Feb 23, 2010 / Books & the Arts / Michael T. Klare

Welcome to 2025: American Pre-eminence Ends Fifteen Years Early Welcome to 2025: American Pre-eminence Ends Fifteen Years Early

The American intelligence community has missed the boat on how quickly the US has fallen from "sole superpower" status.

Oct 27, 2009 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Will Iraq Be a Global Gas Pump? Will Iraq Be a Global Gas Pump?

Is Iraq finally fated to become what it was going to be anyway, even before the chaos and catastrophe set in: a giant gas pump for an energy-starved planet?

Jul 14, 2009 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

It’s Official–The Era of Cheap Oil Is Over It’s Official–The Era of Cheap Oil Is Over

For the first time, the US Energy Department has conceded that peak oil is the new norm.

Jun 11, 2009 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

The Gates Revolution The Gates Revolution

The ghosts of Vietnam are everywhere, as counterinsurgency makes a comeback in the Pentagon budget.

Apr 15, 2009 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

Global Crime Wave? Global Crime Wave?

In this global economic meltdown, with fifty million people potentially losing their jobs by the end of this year, one beneficiary will likely by crime syndicates.

Apr 6, 2009 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Redefining National Security Redefining National Security

Some military analysts are warning Obama that insurencies, revolts and economically driven instability could threaten our way of life. It's a path fraught with hazards.

Mar 12, 2009 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Economically Fueled Upheaval Economically Fueled Upheaval

As people lose confidence in the ability of markets and governments to solve the global crisis, the likeliness of violence increases.

Feb 27, 2009 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Oil 2009: Be Careful What You Wish For Oil 2009: Be Careful What You Wish For

Whether the price of oil is high or low, someone's going to pay--and sooner or later all of us will--because our civilization is based on the stuff.

Jan 13, 2009 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

The Fall of Triumphalism The Fall of Triumphalism

Because of the hubris of Bush and Cheney, we face a world of multiplied dangers, emboldened challengers and a paucity of reliable allies.

Nov 25, 2008 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

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