5 Reasons Why a Global Agreement to Prop Up Oil Prices Won’t Work
Even if the United States, Saudi Arabia and Russia make a historic show of cooperation, any respite for the oil industry will be short-lived.
In Historic First, U.S. Labels Russian White Supremacists a Terrorist Group
Officials say they have grown alarmed at the threat posed by right-wing extremists.
Trump’s Promised Oil Deal Still Eludes Big Producers as Prices Dive Again
But Saudi Arabia and Russia appear to be thinking twice about their oil war as their economies start to feel the pain.
The U.S. Government Is Finally Getting Tough on White Nationalist Terrorism
By listing a Russian white supremacist group as a terrorist organization, the Trump administration is sending a long overdue signal to Moscow and the global far-right.
Will Trump’s Pandemic Response Help or Harm U.S. Power?
Russia and China are stepping in while the United States and Europe fumble.
Trump Talks Up Oil Markets, but the Economy Is Still Tanking
Despite a brief recovery in oil, experts say there is still no deal to cut production and boost prices.
A Deal to Stop the Saudis From Drowning U.S. Shale Would Come None Too Soon
Trump has finally realized the U.S. energy industry is under attack. Better late than never.
Russia Scores Pandemic Propaganda Triumph With Medical Delivery to U.S.
Along with China, the Kremlin is looking to gain a geopolitical edge on the West by rushing medical supplies to countries hit hard by the coronavirus.
For Now, China Has Forgiven Russia for Rebuffing It Over the Coronavirus
Moscow closed the border and banned Chinese citizens in an attempt to stop the pandemic. Now, Beijing has reached out a hand by sending medical aid to Russia.
Beware of Bad Samaritans
China and Russia are sending medical aid to Italy and other coronavirus-stricken countries, but their motives aren’t so altruistic.
In the Coronavirus, Putin May Have Met His Match
The Russian leader still wants to make himself president for life. But COVID-19 is fomenting new distrust in the state he built.
Is the U.S. Also to Blame in the Oil Price War?
Congress is accusing Saudi Arabia and Russia of waging “economic warfare” on the United States. But companies in the United States, the biggest oil producer in the world, aren’t slowing down yet.
As the West Panics, Putin Is Watching
The coronavirus crisis is exposing the West’s weaknesses—and adversaries of the U.S. and EU are paying close attention so they can exploit vulnerabilities in a future conflict.
Fortress Russia Begins to Show Cracks as Coronavirus Spreads
Russian officials once touted their success in holding off the virus. Now cases are rising as their statistics are being questioned.
The Libyan Civil War Is About to Get Worse
None of the parties involved is serious about reaching a political settlement, meaning the conflict could kill many more this year.
No End in Sight to the Oil Price War Between Russia and Saudi Arabia
Riyadh and Moscow are both betting they can win a global game of chicken over production.