Michael Klare

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Michael Klare

Dr. Michael T. Klare is a professor of Peace and World Security Studies. He teaches courses on international peace and security issues at Hampshire College and, in rotation, at Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Iran Gas Ban: Step toward War with Iran?

The proposed U.S. ban on gasoline sales to Iran is better than bombing the country. But, columnist Michael Klare asks, could such a ban lead to war anyway?

’2025′ Report: A World of Resource Strife

A new National Intelligence Council report forecasts a decline in U.S. power and an increase in competition for dwindling energy supplies that could lead to heightened tensions, internal conflict, and terrorism.

The Crisis and the Environment

Less travel, but also less investment in alternative energy: Columnist Michael Klare asks whether the crisis is a net plus or minus for the environment.

Russia and Georgia: All About Oil

Columnist Michael Klare explains that the war between Russia and Georgia centers around a critical oil pipeline that runs through South Ossetia and that Russia doesn't control.
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