September 13, 2017United States
Inventories play a crucial role in oil and gas commodity markets by smoothing out short term dislocations and sudden changes in demand. The historically high inventory levels lingering from the after…
November 10, 2019United States
The U.S. Marine Corps turns 244 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have …
October 3, 2019Food and Water Security
For a precarious global agricultural system with powerful feedback loops, business as usual means widespread hunger and embedded systemic risk.
February 13, 2017U.S. Foreign Policy
Col. Derek Harvey has more mainstream views on Islam than Gen. Michael Flynn—but he still has strange baggage.
April 5, 2007Peacekeeping
Juan Cole, an expert on Iran, says Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei used the capture of British military personnel “to whip up Iranian nationalistic sentiments” to garner support for his…
May 9, 2019Sudan
While the Sudanese military expelled President Omar al-Bashir from office, the people of Sudan are ultimately responsible for toppling his regime, and the leaders of the protest movement have promised not to let up until civilian rule is secured. They well know that any persistence of military control represents a continuation of the Bashir regime, and in particular, the Arabic-speaking population’s monopoly of power.
February 11, 2019Election 2020
Government prosecutors often have political ambitions. The list of prosecutors who became mayor (think Rudy Guiliani) or governor (think Chris Christie) is long. But the last president to have any ex…