China just passed the United States as the world's leading oil importer. America should be happy to be No. 2.
Ordinary Americans are about to find out why they call it the “resource curse.”
The more things change in Saudi Arabia, the more they remain the same.
Moving away from fossil fuels could be devastating for some of the world's poorest countries.
Why Algeria doesn't talk to terrorists -- even if that means killing hostages.
Sorry, Tom Friedman, higher oil prices don't always mean lower levels of democracy.
As sanctions bite, some of Iran's leaders are signaling a willingness to come back to the negotiating table.
This Hanukkah, Israel doesn't have to worry about running out of oil.
Longing for the days of Kim Jong Il? Maybe it's time to transfer your affections to the delusional dictator of Equatorial Guinea.
How ExxonMobil's God Pod beat Iraq's oil chieftains at their own game.
The spirit of rebellion continues to simmer in the Middle East and North Africa. But you won’t see much about it in the headlines.
The Chinese purchase of a Canadian oil company is something U.S. officials should welcome, not fear.
Make no mistake: Hugo Chávez's victory in Sunday's election marks another step in the erosion of Venezuela's democratic institutions.
Some say the sanctions against Tehran are working. But wasn't the Iranian economy already a basket case?
For the first time in many years, Venezuela’s presidential election is raising the possibility of an electoral defeat for Hugo Chávez. But if he loses, does that mean he’ll go?
This time, it's Western politicians, not Arabian sheikhs, who are roiling the oil markets.
Why the desperate fate of a little-known Sudanese human rights activists poses some fundamental questions about what it means to be human.
How the citizens of Benghazi are pushing back against the killers of a U.S. diplomat many considered their friend.
Shirin Ebadi, Iran's leading human rights activist, explains why on attack on the country's nuclear program is just what the mullahs have been yearning for.
The dispute over islands in the East China Sea is stirring up nationalist passions in the region. That doesn't bode well for the future of democracy.
How a small change by the SEC could prevent war, decrease corruption, and help developing countries fight Big Oil.
Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Fridman thought he could get away with crossing Vladimir Putin. He miscalculated -- badly.
In threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz, Iran is risking more than war. It just might make the vitally important oil shipping route irrelevant.