November 10, 2008
Non-OPEC oil producers, which turn out most of the world’s oil, are operating near capacity.
July 11, 2019
U.S. space exploration inspired a generation of students and innovators, but NASA’s role has diminished, and the number of global space competitors is growing.
July 2, 2019
Western leaders have long criticized OPEC’s power to raise oil prices, but the bloc’s influence is on the wane as U.S. oil production has soared and alternative energies have come to the fore.
January 20, 2012
With oil supplies tight, regions most vulnerable to oil supply disruptions present a significant economic concern, particularly threats to the Strait of Hormuz and unrest in Nigeria, explains this Ba…
July 18, 2019
Since its postwar founding, the UN agency has garnered both praise and criticism for its response to international public health crises.
October 18, 2007
While some experts fault demand increases for record-high oil prices, others say production and market issues reflect price hikes are more complicated.
July 16, 2019
Kim Jong-un hopes a summit with President Trump will lead to sanctions relief, while experts disagree over whether increased pressure would push Pyongyang toward denuclearization.
July 10, 2019
Political shifts and economic challenges in Latin America could either boost the region’s largest trade bloc or lead to its obsolescence.
July 9, 2019
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.
February 2, 2005
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