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February 21, 2019

Venezuela
Amid Political Uncertainties, Venezuela’s Oil Industry Situation Worsens

Back in 2013, Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA had ambitious plans for expansion of its oil production capacity. Its leaders envisioned eight new projects in the Orinoco Belt region that would requ…

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler, reacts during a meeting with volunteers to coordinate humanitarian aid in Caracas, Venezuela

November 9, 2018

Oil and Petroleum Products
Emerging Market Contagion Could Hit the Oil Industry

This is a guest post by Benjamin Silliman, research associate for Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations.  When the Trump administration announced temporary waivers…

Turkish Lira and Dollar banknotes.

August 29, 2018

Energy and Climate Policy
Can Climate Activists and the Energy Industry Compromise?

The reality that many energy companies are getting more serious about investment in low-carbon solutions is getting lost in the political noise of the day.

Protesters march to urge politicians to act against climate change

December 6, 2018

Cybersecurity
New Cyber Brief: The New Old Threat of Chinese Industrial Cyber Espionage

China is once again conducting cyber-enabled theft of U.S. intellectual property to advance its technological capabilities. A new Council on Foreign Relations brief provides recommendations to combat…

Trump scowl

July 17, 2018

China
The Rise of China's Security-Industrial Complex

Echoing former U.S. President Eisenhower's concerns, a new security-industrial complex is emerging in China. Unlike Eisenhower, however, China's leaders are embracing the security companies, who see …

SenseTime China Facial Recognition

April 6, 2015

Technology and Innovation
Advanced Industries and North America

The U.S. economic recovery and current strength reflect in large part advanced industries. As other sectors faltered, both employment and output in these businesses grew. In 2013, they employed 12.3 …

A view of employees working at the General Motors assembly plant in Wentzville, Missouri

March 2, 2007

Economics
The Global Auto Industry

Backgrounder: Detroit’s woes coincide with a blossoming of Asian automakers.

April 24, 2019

Venezuela
Trump’s Misguided Policies Are a Gift to Venezuela’s Maduro

Punishing allies won’t help to rally international support for the restoration of democracy.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the crisis in Venezuela during a visit to Florida International University in Miami, Florida, U.S., February 18, 2019.

April 23, 2019

North Korea
A Realistic Foreign Policy Should Diplomacy With North Korea Fail

The deterrence and containment of North Korea remain both feasible and less undesirable than the stark alternatives of war and appeasement.

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April 23, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: The Third Industrial Revolution

The Economist has a special report this week speculating on the third industrial revolution. Experts predict advances such as improved materials, smarter digital equipment and 3D printing will accele…

Chevrolet Cruze chassis at GM’s Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant in July, 2011; improved automation allows many assembly plants to produce twice as many cars per employee as only a decade or so ago. (Aaron Josefczyk/Courtesy Reuters)