Japan is about to replace its nuclear plants with something just as risky.
A little-noted energy agenda moving rapidly forward in Afghanistan could exacerbate insecurity and instability, and ensure a prolonged U.S. and foreign military presence.
In addition to poisoning our water, homes, and bodies, fracking is eroding the quality of life in rural America.
The new government in Turkmenistan has pledged to continue business as usual after next month’s presidential election, a frightening prospect for human rights activists and anyone concerned about the fate of prisoners of conscience.
Shrinking oil supplies are heightening U.S. interest in making energy investments in the newly independent republics of the Caspian Sea basin, but for now that’s ill-advised.
U.S. arms export policy was established to protect national security, but has become increasingly focused on commercial interests.