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.

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

Obama’s Energy Challenge Obama’s Energy Challenge

Of all the challenges Barack Obama faces, none is more daunting, or more important to our collective future, as energy.

Nov 10, 2008 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

Palin’s Petropolitics Palin’s Petropolitics

Palin's opposition to government-supported renewable energy makes her stupendously ill equipped for national office.

Sep 18, 2008 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

Anatomy of a Price Surge Anatomy of a Price Surge

Oil companies, speculators and OPEC helped spike the cost of oil, but ruinous Bush Administration policies have compounded the damage.

Jun 19, 2008 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

The New Geopolitics of Energy The New Geopolitics of Energy

The Pentagon has now placed resource competition at the center of its strategic planning.

May 1, 2008 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Architect of War(s) Architect of War(s)

Dick Cheney's Mideast tour suggests another catastrophic military adventure in the Persian Gulf is still in the cards.

Mar 20, 2008 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

Beyond the Age of Petroleum Beyond the Age of Petroleum

Welcome to the Age of Insuffiency: As oil prices hit new highs and supplies sink, our way of life will drastically change.

Oct 25, 2007 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Targeting Tehran Targeting Tehran

As the Bush Administration steps up its campaign against Iran, opponents have a dual responsibility: to contest the strategic context for escalation and to bar specific acts of agg...

Feb 21, 2007 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

Ominous Signs of a Wider War Ominous Signs of a Wider War

The naming of Adm. William Fallon to replace Gen. John Abizaid as head of Centcom is an ominous sign that Bush is preparing for a wider war.

Jan 10, 2007 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Ending Nonproliferation Ending Nonproliferation

President Bush's dangerous deal to deliver nuclear technology to India is a significant breach of the nonproliferation treaty and will make nuclear war more likely.

Mar 18, 2006 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

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