Can Israel Solve Europe’s Energy Woes?

New natural gas finds in the eastern Mediterranean are fueling dreams that Israel can provide Brussels an energy alternative to Russia. Good luck with that.


A Global Energy Superpower Rises

The big question about America’s energy boom is not how much it will produce, but how much it can export.

Christian Caryl

The biggest threat to Ukraine isn’t Vladimir Putin: It’s corruption

What’s the best way to save Ukraine? “By reforming the country,” says Sergii Leshchenko, a freshman member of the Ukrainian parliament. The war against Russian ...


Does China’s Quest for Energy Security Threaten the United States?

While the United States and European Union strongly oppose Russia over its expansionist agenda in Ukraine, China has cautiously avoided having to take a side ...


Keeping Tunisia in the Dark

In the early days after the uprising that pushed out Tunisia’s ruling regime in January 2011, reform-minded Tunisians in all sectors saw the popular demands ...


Japan Has Enough Plutonium to Make Thousands of Nukes

So, I like electronic music. A lot. And there is no more important progenitor of electronica than Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. If you don't know ...


Can OPEC Kill the U.S. Oil Boom?

OPEC's decision to stand pat last week and maintain current crude production levels sent oil prices down to nearly five-year lows on Monday. It also ...

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

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