Gal Luft

Tea Leaf Nation

A New Way to Hold the U.S.-China Relationship Together

Climate kumbaya is out. But infrastructure cooperation could keep Washington and Beijing from clashing under Trump.

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Tsar Vladimir the First

Putin isn’t trying to win the Cold War -- he’s refighting the battles of World War I.

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China’s Pollution Revolution

Could Beijing's coal addiction be its downfall?

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To Drill or Not to Drill

The coming American oil boom is bad news for Saudi Arabia. How the kingdom responds could very well determine if it survives.

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Choke Point

In threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz, Iran is risking more than war. It just might make the vitally important oil shipping route irrelevant.

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Between Iran and a Hard Place

Forced to choose between high gas prices and a nuclear Iran, Barack Obama could very well remake himself into a war president.

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The Pipeline Paradox

Why is the United States helping Iran sell natural gas?

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How to Ruin OPEC’s Birthday

The Middle Eastern oil cartel celebrates its 50th anniversary this week. Here's how to keep it from running our lives for another half-century.

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