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February 9, 2009

Venezuela
Venezuela’s Oil-Based Economy

Venezuela is trying to develop new markets for its oil at a time of increasing friction with its main customer, the United States. But a significant short-term shift in oil relations between Venezuel…

October 23, 2015

Brazil
Guest Post: The Petrobras Corruption Scandal and Brazil’s Ethanol Sector

This is a guest post by Luis Ferreira Alvarez, an analyst with Stratas Advisors’ Global Biofuels Assessment and Global Alternative Fuels divisions covering Latin America.  As Brazil’s Petrobras corr…

Sugar cane is harvested at a plantation of Da Mata, the Brazilian sugar cane processor, in Valparaiso

June 8, 2015

Mexico
Mexico’s Midterm Elections

Yesterday, Mexicans headed to the polls to vote for 500 federal deputies, 17 state legislatures, 9 governors, and more than 300 mayors. Corruption and security dominated many local discussions. And b…

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October 6, 2014

United States
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on U.S. Energy Policy

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz joins Matthew Winkler, editor in chief at Bloomberg News, to discuss the "all-of-the-above" energy strategy of the United States.

October 6, 2014

United States
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on U.S. Energy Policy

Ernest Moniz, secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy, joins Matthew Winkler, editor in chief at Bloomberg News, to discuss the "all-of-the-above" energy strategy of the United States.

August 4, 2014

Defense and Security
TWE Remembers: The Gulf of Tonkin Incident

The USS Maddox was on alert on the evening of August 4, 1964 in the Gulf of Tonkin. Two nights earlier North Vietnamese patrol boats had attacked it without warning. The Maddox had driven them off wi…

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May 10, 2013

Global
Investment Treaties: Winners and Losers

Jose Alvarez, Herbert and Rose Rubin professor of international law at New York University School of Law, discusses the growth and distributional effects and the human rights implications of global e…

December 20, 2012

Fossil Fuels
The Five Most Influential Energy and Climate Studies of 2012

Ideas matter. Or at least Council on Foreign Relations fellows like to believe that: otherwise, we’d be wasting a lot of our time. With that in mind, I canvassed some of the smartest observers of the…