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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.

Russia and Saudi Arabia have a unique chance to test global storage capacity limits © Bloomberg

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.

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Richard Nephew recommends several changes to how US nuclear cooperation agreements are negotiated as well as enhancements to overall US nuclear nonproliferation policies.


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Arjun Murti, Bobby Tudor, and Marianne Kah
Senior Advisor at Warburg Pincus, Co-Head of the advisory business of Perella Weinberg Partners, Adjunct Senior Research Scholar at CGEP

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by Arjun Murti, Bobby Tudor, and Marianne Kah to discuss the impact of the oil price collapse on the U.S. energy sector, shale oil production in the long run, and what this might mean for the clean energy transition. 

Dr. Joe Aldy
Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by Dr. Joe Aldy to gain insight into design of stimulus and how climate policy could factor into it. 

The global oil market is in free fall, following the collapse of a meeting last week of OPEC and non-OPEC producers. Saudi Arabia decided to surge its output, sending oil prices tumbling. This historic oil price crash is weighing on stock markets...