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Russia and Iran: Strange Bedfellows No Longer?

The Syrian war is winding down, and alliances are beginning to sour.

Is the Shale Revolution Here to Stay?

Critics of the U.S. shale industry question its staying power.

The US, Iran and ‘Sabotage’ in the Persian Gulf

Four oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were targets of “sabotage” attacks from unknown sources.

US-China Trade Talks and American Strategy

The United States is shifting from military to economic warfare.

Digging in for a Longer Trade War

If the political constraints on Xi are so steep that Beijing can’t even rubber stamp its way out from under 25 percent tariffs, it doesn’t bode well for the negotiations going forward.