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  • WebMemo posted March 8, 2011 by James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., Nicolas Loris Not the Time to Tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

    This weekend, White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley stated that the Obama Administration might release stocks from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) as a way to counter higher gasoline prices. That would be a mistake. The SPR, managed by the Department of Energy (DOE), exists for moments of national crisis when there is a dramatic disruption in oil…

  • WebMemo posted July 26, 2010 by Derek Scissors, Ph.D. The “Beijing Consensus” in Energy and the Environment

    A week cannot go by without a news report trumpeting China’s growing economic influence. The PRC’s economic performance can exceed even high expectations, bringing near-constant commentary about a new Chinese model for the world, often referred to as a “Beijing Consensus.” There are many flaws in the notion of using the Chinese economy as a model, perhaps chief among them…

  • WebMemo posted April 8, 2011 by James Phillips Time for the Obama Administration to Support Freedom in Syria

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s ruthless regime is deservedly threatened by mounting protests organized by long-suffering Syrians fed up with its harsh repression, notorious corruption, and rigid autocratic rule. But the Obama Administration has soft-pedaled its criticism of Assad’s dictatorship, eager to “engage” the stubbornly hostile regime despite its systematic…

  • Backgrounder posted August 20, 2015 by Nicolas Loris Why Congress Should Pull the Plug on the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

    After the Arab oil embargo and the creation of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in the 1970s, the United States and countries around the world felt a need to hold more oil inventories for emergencies. The U.S. joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) in November 1974 to coordinate a multi-lateral response to oil supply shocks. As part of that…

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  • Backgrounder posted August 20, 2015 by Nicolas Loris Why Congress Should Pull the Plug on the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

    After the Arab oil embargo and the creation of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in the 1970s, the United States and countries around the world felt a need to hold more oil inventories for emergencies. The U.S. joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) in November 1974 to coordinate a multi-lateral response to oil supply shocks. As part of that…

  • WebMemo posted April 8, 2011 by James Phillips Time for the Obama Administration to Support Freedom in Syria

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s ruthless regime is deservedly threatened by mounting protests organized by long-suffering Syrians fed up with its harsh repression, notorious corruption, and rigid autocratic rule. But the Obama Administration has soft-pedaled its criticism of Assad’s dictatorship, eager to “engage” the stubbornly hostile regime despite its systematic…

  • WebMemo posted March 8, 2011 by James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., Nicolas Loris Not the Time to Tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

    This weekend, White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley stated that the Obama Administration might release stocks from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) as a way to counter higher gasoline prices. That would be a mistake. The SPR, managed by the Department of Energy (DOE), exists for moments of national crisis when there is a dramatic disruption in oil…

  • WebMemo posted July 26, 2010 by Derek Scissors, Ph.D. The “Beijing Consensus” in Energy and the Environment

    A week cannot go by without a news report trumpeting China’s growing economic influence. The PRC’s economic performance can exceed even high expectations, bringing near-constant commentary about a new Chinese model for the world, often referred to as a “Beijing Consensus.” There are many flaws in the notion of using the Chinese economy as a model, perhaps chief among them…

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