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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The Beginning of the End for Oil?

Deadly, disruptive, and economically devastating as COVID-19 has proved to be, in retrospect it may turn out to have had at least this one silver lining.

“Alexa, Launch Our Nukes!”

Within a few short years, crucial warfighting decisions — even whether to launch a nuclear weapon — could be made by autonomous machines.

The Old Oil Order Is Collapsing

If even Saudi Arabia is ready to move away from its reliance on petroleum, we're indeed entering a new world — one in which the titans of oil production will no longer hold sway over our lives.

Let Them Eat Carbon

Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy targets the developing world for future profits.