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Mills writes that  Iran has missed many chances to use its energy resources strategically and now that the US has withdrawn from the JCPOA its economic survival depends on maintaining some unlikely diplomatic and commercial alliances.

Writing in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff argues that President Trump wanted to be energy independent, but he’s forcing his country to get more deeply involved in the global oil market with his decision to withdraw from the Iran deal.

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Richard Nephew and Ilan Goldenberg

Writing in Foreign Policy, Richard Nephew and Ilan Goldenberg explain what to expect next now that Trump has withdrawn the U.S. from the Iran Deal

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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...