Energy Articles

Fracking Won't Bring Energy Independence

America is making its energy supply more secure—but we can't untie ourselves from the global energy market.

The Fading Arab Oil Empire

Major developments in the oil sector are decisively undermining the once-defining role of the Middle East in the global energy market. The region’s potency in global affairs is on the wane, making Obama’s pivot to East Asia well-timed.

Pariahs in Tehran

We shouldn't believe all we hear about the success of Obama's Iran strategy. The world needs to put a stranglehold on Tehran.

Tithing at the Crude Altar

Let the market rule. As oil sources from the Western Hemisphere begin to dry up, we will increasingly turn to dictatorships for our supplies. But we shouldn't shackle ourselves to nefarious governments.

Running on Empty

We may well need to be worried, we're running out of gas while choosing the next president to sit in the driver's seat.

Smoke and Mirrors

David Victor's article "What Resource Wars?" has created quite a stir. Now Victor responds to his critics.

Straw Man in the Wind

In his article "What Resource Wars?" David Victor argued that the threat of resource wards is exaggerated. Thomas Homer-Dixon responds.

Debating Disaster: The World Is Not Enough

In the previous issue of The National Interest, David Victor argued that the threat of resource wars is exaggerated.

Clearing the Air

In the previous issue of The National Interest, David Victor argued that the threat of resource wars is exaggerated. Michael Klare weighs in.

Bad Tidings

In his article "What Resource Wars?" David Victor argued that the threat of resource wars is exaggerated. Sherri Goodman and Paul Kern take him to task.

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April 20, 2014