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Jul 6, 2022

Ukraine defies Russia and launches electricity exports to EU neighbors

By Aura Sabadus

Ukraine’s remarkable wartime synchronization with the electricity grid of continental Europe moved up a gear at the end of June with the landmark launch of commercial electricity exports to neighboring Romania.

Conflict Energy Markets & Governance

New Atlanticist

Jun 27, 2022

Can price caps on Russian oil tame the Kremlin? Our experts debate.

By Edward Fishman, Brian O’Toole, Mark Mozur, and Charles Lichfield

Atlantic Council experts weigh in on whether a G7-driven price cap on Russian oil will have the intended effect.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

EnergySource

Jun 27, 2022

30 GW by 2030: Policies for expanding US offshore wind capacity

By Joseph Webster

The US' goal of 30 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity by 2030 is ambitious. Attentive policymaking, from the highest levels of the federal government all the way down to local governments in affected communities, will be key.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

In the News

Jun 19, 2022

Ashford in Foreign Policy: The problem with being a petrostate

By Atlantic Council

On June 19, Foreign Policy published an excerpt of Emma Ashford’s new book, Oil, the State and War, entitled “The Problem with Being a Petrostate.” In the excerpt, Ashford discusses the phenomena of oil-wealthy states being more likely than other countries to start wars. Then, Ashford rebuts the idea of the oil weapon, concluding “it is thus […]

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

In the News

Jun 15, 2022

Ashford in The New Arab: The Foreign Policies of Petrostates

By Atlantic Council

On June 15, Emma Ashford’s new book, Oil, the State and War, was reviewed in The New Arab. The reviewer wrote, “Oil, the State, and War is a book that helps understand the times we live in. It will be a great addition to the library of both the general reader interested in global affairs […]

Corruption Defense Policy

In the News

Jun 10, 2022

Kroenig and Ashford debate US policy toward the Persian Gulf

On June 10, Foreign Policy published its biweekly "It's Debatable" column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and NAEI resident senior fellow Emma Ashford. In their latest column, they debate President Biden's shifting policy toward US Gulf partners as Iran works to build the bomb.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

In the News

Jun 1, 2022

Ashford on Background Briefing: The EU will block most Russian oil imports by the end of the year

By Atlantic Council

On June 1, Emma Ashford was featured on “Background Briefing with Ian Masters” regarding the EU oil embargo. Ashford discussed her recent op-ed published in Bloomberg and the Washington Post, “NATO should think twice before accepting Finland and Sweden.” Ashford also shared some findings from her recently published book, Oil, the State, and War: The […]

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

In the News

Jun 1, 2022

Ashford publishes book Oil, the State and War: The Foreign Policies of Petrostates

By Atlantic Council

On June 1, Emma Ashford’s book Oil, the State and War: The Foreign Policies of Petrostates was published by Georgetown University Press. The book challenges prevailing understandings of the international implications of oil wealth and shows why it can create bad actors. In a world where oil-rich states are more likely to start war than their oil-dependent counterparts, […]

Corruption Defense Policy

In the News

Jun 1, 2022

Ashford on BBC: Ukraine and the EU oil embargo

By Atlantic Council

On June 1, Emma Ashford was interviewed on BBC Newsnight about Ukraine and the EU oil embargo. More about our expert

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

In the News

Jun 1, 2022

Khakova featured in BBC News on the EU’s Russian oil embargo

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment

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