The IEA estimates that the United States will pass Russia as the world'd largest producer of natural gas, which may lead to a gas glut. Though the logical solution would be to export LNG to countries whose domestic resources are short and who are paying premium prices for new suppliers, the White House has been dragging its feet on the issue at the cost of imoprtant strategic and economic gains.
American military preeminence has contributed to global security since the end of WWII. And while we know what today’s costs for keeping this global preeminence are, we are losing sight of what the much larger bill might be, should we lose it.
Join AEI and the Center for American Progress for a joint event featuring Dr. Rajiv Shah, the administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), with a conversation on the role of international development and the reforms needed to achieve results.
BACKGROUND:From February 24th to March 6th, Secretary of State John Kerry will visit nine nations: the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar. The Department of State is billing this first trip as a "listening tour" where...
Critics of the administration's drone policy, which they say violates Americans' right to due process, are off the mark. When a law enforcement option to eliminate terrotist threats is neither available nor feasible, the government has little choice but to pursue targetted killings.
With the sequestration deadline looming and Congress weighing action, several AEI scholars are actively writing on the topic from a variety of perspectives. What will sequestration mean for the US military? For the US economy?
AEI offers a diverse array of insight and analysis on this pressing issue. To arrange an...
In the context of Egypt exploding in unrest, Syria sinking into sectarian violence, and the growing Islamist threat in North Africa, on Thursday, January 31 former Senator Chuck Hagel -- who has been nominated to be the next Secretary of Defense -- will defend his record before the Senate Armed...
Americans like their heroes flawed, and in that regard Stan Musial didn't fit the mold. Even with his enormous success on the field, he led an exceptionally sane and happy life. Maybe that's why he may be the most underrated baseball star of all time.
Finding the right balance in U.S.-China policy is a complex task. But the first step for the new secretaries of State and Defense in getting it right must be to understand what engagement can and cannot do.