March 31, 2020
Over the past decade, the Fed has deployed trillions of dollars in stimulus while expanding its regulatory oversight. Under the Trump administration, the central bank is back on the front lines to fi…
May 6, 2011
Though shifts in demand and reduced production by some major producers have influenced oil prices, investor behavior is also increasing market volatility.
January 11, 2011
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill spotlights the growth of deepwater drilling and the challenges of balancing strong environmental regulation with efforts to expand U.S. domestic oil production.
November 10, 2008
Non-OPEC oil producers, which turn out most of the world’s oil, are operating near capacity.
February 13, 2008
President Bush’s five-country trip to Africa is organized to showcase his policy successes on the continent.
October 18, 2007
Political volatility among the world’s leading oil producers suggests deeper causes for recent price spikes.
December 14, 2006
Whatever emerges from the current review of U.S. Iraq policy, embedding more U.S. military advisers with Iraqi forces will be a vital component. But can this training effort help secure Iraq?
June 14, 2007
Despite eroding public support for the Iraq war, troop morale remains high. Experts warn that could change as U.S. forces get further bogged down in Iraq.
February 22, 2007
Backgrounder: The latest U.S. surge coincides with a drawdown of British forces. The dwindling coalition may hinder U.S. efforts to secure Iraq.
August 21, 2006
On July 30, the Democratic Republic of the Congo will hold its first multiparty presidential and parliamentary elections in four decades. Many hope this will be the country’s first fully democratic e…