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From the Pentagon to the White House Situation Room, climate change must be considered in every decision.

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In a new commentary, Richard Nephew examines the effectiveness of the sanctions put in place against Venezuela.

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In a new commentary, Richard Nephew examines the impact of Covid-19 on global supply chains and sanctions, exploring how efforts to deglobalize supply chains will have important effects on global economic statecraft. 

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Richard Nephew argues that the current international situation undermines the US contention that sanctions are comparatively humane policy tools and justified in use, especially as relates to sanctions imposed against Iran and Venezuela.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

As scientists and public health officials race to control the spread of the deadly Coronavirus disease -- COVID-19, which first sickened people in China in December 2019 -- individuals around the world are...

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In the third of a four-part series, Richard Nephew examines the effectiveness of sanctions by the Trump Administration against Russia.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

On January 2, the United States carried out an attack in Baghdad against a convoy of vehicles that killed Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian general and head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Qods Force. Iran retaliated for the...

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In the second of a four part series, Richard Nephew examines the effectiveness of sanctions by the Trump Administration against North Korea.

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As tensions rise in the Strait of Hormuz, Ilan Goldenberg, Jessica Schwed, and Kaleigh Thomas examine three scenarios for military conflict between Iran and the United States and assess the potential impacts on global oil prices—as one specific representation of the immediate economic impact of conflict—as well as broader strategic implications.

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In the first of a four-part series on the Trump administration’s dramatic escalation of sanctions to pressure and punish U.S. adversaries, Richard Nephew examines sanctions on Iran.

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