Michael T. Klare

Defense Correspondent

@mklare1

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.

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

Defusing the Iran Crisis Defusing the Iran Crisis

A peaceful resolution to the nuclear dispute with Iran is possible if world leaders work to eliminate the obstacles to intelligent compromise.

Mar 2, 2006 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

The Geopolitics of Natural Gas The Geopolitics of Natural Gas

Natural gas is rapidly emerging as the next big prize for consumer countries like the US and China. In the twenty-first century, alliances and hostilities between economic powerhou...

Jan 4, 2006 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Revving Up the China Threat Revving Up the China Threat

The Bush Administration's stance on China has gone from worry about their economic strength and oil consumption to full-on preparation for a new cold war.

Oct 6, 2005 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Katrina and the Coming World Oil Crunch Katrina and the Coming World Oil Crunch

Beyond the human suffering, Katrina's sucker punch will be felt in America's increasing dependence on foreign petroleum.

Sep 6, 2005 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

The Iran War Buildup The Iran War Buildup

There is no evidence that President Bush has already made the decision to attack Iran if Tehran proceeds with uranium-enrichment activities viewed in Washington as precursors t...

Jul 21, 2005 / Editorial / Michael T. Klare

Outposts of Empire Outposts of Empire

The Pentagon's new bases abroad.

Apr 7, 2005 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Imperial Reach Imperial Reach

The Pentagon's new basing strategy.

Apr 7, 2005 / Feature / Michael T. Klare

Crude Awakening Crude Awakening

On January 9, 2004, Royal Dutch/Shell, one of the world's largest publicly traded oil companies, shocked the international financial community by announcing that it had overstate...

Oct 21, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Michael T. Klare

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