The assertion that Russia has discovered a new kind of capitalism— “market authoritarianism”—is a myth. Putin and company have no idea how to sustain real growth. By Michael McFaul and Kathryn Stoner-Weiss.
Reliance on oil is a major environmental concern and national security issue among industrialized nations, particularly the United States, which uses and imports more oil than any other country. Former CIA director and Hoover Institution senior fellow R. James Woolsey Jr. talks about his take on ending the oil era.