NATO Plays It Cool as Russia and Turkey Grow Closer

Washington and its allies are insisting that the relationship with Turkey is as healthy as ever, despite Erdogan moving into Putin’s embrace.


Poland Takes Aim at Putin’s Pipe Dreams

Warsaw may have finally thrown a wrench into the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Moscow's controversial plan to double down on its dominance of Europe’s energy supplies.


Can Natural Gas Put Cyprus Back Together Again?

As Cyprus ramps up its own energy exploration, and hopes prevail of an Israel-Turkey pipeline, there is growing optimism that natural gas will help finally unify the divided island.


Innovations: Why the Future of War Might Look Like Vegas

A naval laser light show, a cactus-inspired hydrogen car, and a new way to keep space clean.


The Coldest Case

Eugene Mallove gave up everything to pursue the holy grail of nuclear energy. Did it cost him his life?


Here’s Why Erdogan Is Cozying Up to Putin

Turkey is trying to mend fences with Russia to contain Iran, fight the Islamic State, and improve its standing in an evolving Middle East.


Israel’s Reconciliation With Turkey Could Lead to New Energy Deals

Middle Eastern chaos helped heal a six-year rift between Turkey and Israel. But Israel’s big reserves of natural gas could fuel much closer ties in years to come.


China’s Pivot to Putin’s Friends

The Moscow-Beijing partnership is stalling. But Xi is winning over the Russian president’s inner circle with favorable loans and sweetheart energy deals.


The Era of Cheap Oil Is Coming to an End

Prices have been low for more than two years. With demand rising and supply falling, that’s all beginning to change.

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