Oil Is Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy
Who says Pres. Donald Trump doesn’t have a coherent foreign policy? Pundits and critics across the political spectrum have chided him for failing to articulate and implement a clear international agenda. Look closely at his overseas endeavors, though, and one all-too-consistent pattern emerges — Trump will do whatever it... Read more
Donald Trump Is Building an Alliance of Oil States
That Donald Trump is a grand disruptor when it comes to international affairs is now a commonplace observation in the establishment media. By snubbing NATO and withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, we’ve been told, Trump is dismantling the liberal world order created by Franklin D. Roosevelt at the... Read more
Time Is Running Out to Avert Climate Wars
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch on Nov. 3, 2015. At the end of November 2015, delegations from nearly 200 countries will convene in Paris for what is billed as the most important climate meeting ever held. Officially known as the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP-21) of the... Read more
The 21st Century’s Refugee Crisis Is Just Getting Started
Not since World War II have more human beings been at risk from disease and starvation than at this very moment. On March 10th, Stephen O’Brien, under secretary-general of the United Nations for humanitarian affairs, informed the Security Council that 20 million people in three African countries—Nigeria, Somalia, and... Read more
The Oil Pricequake
As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil would bounce back from the abyss, restoring the petroleum-centric world of the past half-century. All evidence, however, points to a continuing depression in oil prices in 2016 — one that... Read more

Michael Klare

Professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College and the author of 'The Race for What’s Left.'

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