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Michael T. Klare

Michael T. Klare

Michael T. Klare is the Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. His newest book, "The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources" (2012).  His other books include: "Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy" (2009) and "Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Dependence on Imported Petroleum" (2000). A documentary movie version of his book "Blood and Oil" is available from the Media Education Foundation.


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The Enduring Tyranny of Oil: War, Inflation, Geopolitical Rivalry, and Soaring World Temperatures

Overcoming such a global phalanx of oil-industry defenders will require far more political muscle than the environmental camp has yet been able to muster.

Michael T. Klare ·


The Greatest Casualty of the Ukraine War Could Be Planet Earth Itself

The world's ruling elites have chosen to place their geopolitical rivalries above all other critical concerns, including planetary salvation.

Michael T. Klare ·


Why the US Must Practice Restraint

Why Russia fumbled in Ukraine, China lost its way, and America should exercise restraint.

Michael T. Klare ·


The Geopolitics of Hell

Would a "cold" war be the best news around?

Michael T. Klare ·


Is "Taiwan Next"? We Don't Think So

There is no sign yet of Chinese coordination with Moscow over Ukraine or preparations for an invasion of Taiwan.

Joseph Gerson ·


The Very Dangerous New Cold War in Asia That Nobody Should Want

Washington tightens the noose around China.

Michael T. Klare ·


War World III May Arrive Sooner Than You Think

However speculative it may seem, it should be taken seriously by any of us who dread the very idea of a major future outbreak of war, let alone a catastrophe on the scale of World Wars I and II, or with nuclear weapons on a scale yet to be seen.

Michael T. Klare ·


There's Only One Way to Save the World From Climate Armageddon

If the planet's two "great" powers refuse to cooperate in a meaningful way in tackling the climate threat, we're done for.

Michael T. Klare ·

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