Natural resources would seem to promise easy money. Welcome to the dark side.
Europe's energy demands exceed what Russia can produce, and this latest cold front proves the continent has no strategy for fixing the problem. Is shale gas the solution?
In Iraq's turbulent politics, whoever controls the oil production wields the power. And that might soon be ExxonMobil.
In post-Gaddafi Libya, the dream of a stable central government is fading. Militias are filling the gap.
Don't let the Russian economy fool you: It's still all about oil.
The executive director of Greenpeace International argues that the world needs less nuclear power, not more.
Is the United States really upping the pressure on Iran, or just hurting itself?
Wondering why Hillary Clinton is in Myanmar right now? Hint: it's all about China.
Barack Obama's Iran policy is frustrating, slow-moving, and fraught with uncertainty. But have you taken a look at the alternatives?
Americans use more energy per capita than any other country, and have nothing to show for it.
Japan melted down, but that doesn't mean the end of the atomic age.
The Cato Institute's Ted Galen Carpenter asks whether the United States can afford the naval confrontation with China envisioned by Robert Kaplan.
The second installment of an interview with Daniel Yergin.
The former head of the U.S. National Intelligence Council explains why governments try -- and fail -- to see over the horizon.
From the Indian April Fools cable to Hanoi's sexy discos to China's dangerous nuclear plants, Julian Assange's hits just keep on coming.
From Alberta to the Brazilian Coast, a tour of the new American oil frontier that could eclipse the Middle East.
A look at yesterday's Next Big Things, from the Japanese rising sun to Dow 36,000.
When it comes to bringing electricity to the developing world, small is beautiful.
Right, wrong, or otherwise -- these freedom fighters haven't let the powers-that-be block them, and we're (mostly) better off for it.
The world's biggest energy companies have bigger problems than Congress and are adrift in a marketplace they don't understand.
Can Big Oil figure out the climate-friendly future of energy? Does it actually want to?
How the free market shaped the new geopolitics of the oil industry.
Environmentalist icon turned nuclear-power booster Stewart Brand tells Foreign Policy why, even after the Fukushima disaster, he thinks nuclear is the energy of the future.