January 24, 2013

Will U.S. Be the Next Energy Superpower?

Anthony Fensom, The Diplomat

AP Photo

From previously challenging the “tyranny of oil,” newly inaugurated U.S. President Barack Obama enters his second term in office as leader of a potential oil and gas superpower.

According to BP’s Energy Outlook 2030, unconventional sources will make the United States virtually energy self-sufficient by 2030, largely thanks to the shale gas revolution.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: energy, United States

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

January 11, 2013
Does Obama Have a Mideast Plan?
Marc Lynch, Foreign Policy
This administration has not done a good job at laying out and then executing a strategic vision for the Middle East. Avoiding the worst outcomes and effectively managing crises when they rise to the top of the agenda are... more ››
January 11, 2013
American Decline Is Now U.S. Foreign Policy
Charles Krauthammer, WaPo
Hagel himself doesn't matter. He won’t make foreign policy. Obama will run it out of the White House even more tightly than he did in the first term. Hagel's importance is the message his nomination sends about where Obama... more ››
January 11, 2013
4 Months After Benghazi, Where Are the Killers?
Eli Lake, Daily Beast
The assault left Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead. But intelligence officials say U.S. investigators are making very little headway in finding justice. more ››
January 11, 2013
To Stop Iran, Get a New Saudi King
Simon Henderson, The Atlantic
On December 25, while many Americans were eating turkey or Chinese meals and otherwise distracted from the rest of the world, leaders of the Arab states of the Persian Gulf met in Manama, the capital of the island state of... more ››
January 11, 2013
Assad's Well-Placed Washington Advocates
Lee Smith, Weekly Standard
Hagel, Kerry, and Brennan have consistently misread the intentions and calculations of America’s Middle East adversaries. Their picture of the Middle East is not grounded in an accurate understanding of the region’s... more ››