The Great Debate

The shale factor in U.S. national security

By P. Dobriansky, B. Richardson and J. Warner
February 6, 2014

The boom in domestic shale oil and gas production has increased U.S. prosperity and economic competitiveness. But the potential for this to enhance our national security remains largely unrealized.

Thwarting America’s crude awakening

By Scott Lincicome
June 27, 2013

An oil tanker is anchored in New York Harbor, Oct. 31, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid