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Richard Nephew explains how unless oil prices are contained, the primary result of the reimposition of sanctions on Iran may be to ensure that Iran profits from the oil market risks that the sanctions have created.

Richard Nephew writes in The Washington Quarterly about the art of sanctions relief. 

CGEP non-resident Fellow Robin Mills writes that  Iran has missed many chances to use its energy resources strategically and now that the US has withdrawn from the JCPOA its economic survival depends on maintaining some unlikely diplomatic and commercial alliances.

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George David Banks
Former Special Assistant to the President for international energy and environment

U.S. climate and energy policy has shifted course under the Trump Administration. From the decision to leave the Paris Agreement, to promises to prop up the coal industry, to a push for "energy dominance" and now a new "energy realism," much has...

Patrick Pouyanné
Chairman and CEO of Total

New developments in the global energy landscape--from the rise of clean energy technologies and predictions of peak oil demand, to the shale revolution and depressed oil prices, to the ebb and flow of geopolitical tensions and policy efforts to...

Richard Nephew & Gary Sick
SIPA faculty

President Trump has taken new steps to fulfill his campaign promise to either end the Iran nuclear agreement or get a better deal. After much speculation over whether he would extend the deal at all, the President issued an ultimatum to Congress...