In a new commentary, Richard Nephew examines the impact of Covid-19 on global supply chains and sanctions, exploring how efforts to deglobalize supply chains will have important effects on global economic statecraft.
In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines the geopolitical impacts of the 2020 oil crash and explains why, despite near-term economic pain, Saudi Arabia may be an unexpected beneficiary looking beyond the immediate crisis.
The Columbia Global Energy Summit scheduled for April 22, 2020 has been cancelled. We have been monitoring very closely the progression of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In light of updates from the World Health Organization and guidance...
Richard Nephew argues that the current international situation undermines the US contention that sanctions are comparatively humane policy tools and justified in use, especially as relates to sanctions imposed against Iran and Venezuela.
Antoine Halff argues that on the face of it, the idea of Saudi Arabia and Russia starting an oil price war in the middle of a global pandemic is foolhardy. But from a game theory perspective, it is a masterstroke.