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All: This blog goes dark with this latest edition of The Weekly Wrap. Archives for the last two years will remain here. For the three years prior to that, archives will soon be available at oilandglory.com, which is being rebuilt, and for now are at stevelevine.info. Thanks for a great two years here at the ...

All: This blog goes dark with this latest edition of The Weekly Wrap. Archives for the last two years will remain here. For the three years prior to that, archives will soon be available at oilandglory.com, which is being rebuilt, and for now are at stevelevine.info. Thanks for a great two years here at the fabulous FP, the destination for international commentary. Watch my Twitter feed. Best, Steve 

All: This blog goes dark with this latest edition of The Weekly Wrap. Archives for the last two years will remain here. For the three years prior to that, archives will soon be available at oilandglory.com, which is being rebuilt, and for now are at stevelevine.info. Thanks for a great two years here at the fabulous FP, the destination for international commentary. Watch my Twitter feed. Best, Steve 

<p> Steve LeVine is a contributing editor at Foreign Policy, a Schwartz Fellow at the New America Foundation, and author of The Oil and the Glory. </p>

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