Geopolitics

The American Energy Superpower

In his latest article in Foreign Affairs, Jason Bordoff examines the meaning of the Trump Administration's new policy goal of "energy dominance."

The Geopolitics of Renewable Energy

David Sandalow
Climate Change
Geopolitics
Renewables
Sustainability

A working paper jointly published by the Center on Global Energy Policy, the Belfer Center at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs explores geopolitical issues that could accompany the widespread deployment of renewable energy technologies.

An Auspicious Anniversary for the Marshall Plan

Writing in Foreign Policy, Director Jason Bordoff argues that today’s 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan serves as a reminder of the importance of a strong transatlantic alliance at a time when the relationship between the U.S. and Europe has been strained by the Trump Administration’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, refusal to endorse NATO’s guarantee of mutual defense, and rejection of international trade agreements. Energy, in particular, is a key area for U.S.-European cooperation and a notable example of how the United States is better off when it is integrated into a global community rather than isolated.

Mexico fuel supply security key as imports grow: Lajous

Argus Media covers Fellow Adrian Lajous' keynote remarks at the Argus Exports conference in Houston, Texas.

Are sanctions pushing Russians to ‘rally around the flag’? Not exactly.

Faculty Affiliate Tim Frye writes in the Washington Post on whether economic sanctions against Russia have influenced levels of support for the Russian leadership.

Improving Implementation of UN Security Council Sanctions Resolutions

Richard Nephew
Geopolitics

Jonathan Brewer and Richard Nephew identify key issues and obstacles faced by United Nations sanctions committees, panel members, and member states, and offer recommendations for how to solve some of these challenges, in light of the importance of sanctions as part of the UNSC policy-making process.

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