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March 17, 2017

Cyber Week in Review: March 17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed while you were in a pub: 1. The plot thickens in U.S.-Russia cyber espio…

December 19, 2015

Cuba
Cuban Political Prisoners Measure the Impact of Obama’s Cuba Policy

This past week marked the anniversary of President Obama’s new Cuba policy. That policy is failing to produce any human rights improvements in Cuba. So this week, 126 Cuban former political prisoner…

August 17, 2015

Cuba
Did The Kerry Visit To Cuba Matter?

Secretary of State Kerry traveled to Havana to raise the flag at the U.S. Embassy there last week. As has been noted here in this blog and in many news articles and columns, no dissidents or human ri…

October 16, 2013

United States
NA Energy Boom2 North America’s Energy Boom

The past week, I participated in an IMF panel discussion on the North American energy boom with fellow energy watchers Alejandro Werner, Director of the IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department, Alejandro…

August 18, 2009

Immigration and Migration
bug What to Read on Mexican Politics

What are the 6 books you find most useful in thinking about Mexican politics? Foreign Affairs asked me for my list. I’d be interested in yours…

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February 12, 2015

Fossil Fuels
Market Madness A Must Read New Book on Oil, Finance, and Economic History

In 1863, with the first American oil boom “at full tilt”, Andrew Carnegie had an epiphany: the world would soon run out of oil. He and a partner “decided to dig an enormous hole, capable of holding 1…

April 9, 2013

United States
President Woodrow Wilson addresses Congress on the Tampico Incident, April 20, 1914 (Courtesy Library of Congress). TWE Remembers: The Tampico Incident

Karl Marx famously wrote that history repeats itself, "the first time as tragedy, the second as farce." But some historical events combine elements of both. Just consider the Tampico Incident, which …

July 2, 2012

Politics and Government
lindsay pena nieto 2012 07-02 Hola, Enrique Peña Nieto: President-Elect of Mexico

Enrique Peña Nieto had a very good weekend. While Americans were grumbling about record-breaking heat and residents of Washington, D.C., were learning to live without air conditioning because powerfu…