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Carlos Pascual

Commentary: To contain Iran, look first to Yemen – not sanctions

Apr 30 2018

In the Middle East, all eyes are fixed on Syria’s ongoing carnage and the international response to the latest chemical attack by Bashar al-Assad’s regime. But if the United States seeks stability in the region, it needs a strategy to contain Iran’s threats to its neighbors. The most effective place to start defies conventional wisdom: it is building an international coalition for a ceasefire in Yemen.

Why Energy Leaders Need to Read Cicero

Dec 08 2014

NEW YORK - The breakneck pace of change in the energy sector is creating a challenge for energy leaders not only in its scope but its speed. As technologies unlock new resource opportunities and redefine relationships between producers and consumers, geopolitical events are posing new supply threats and difficult policy and investment decisions, all against a backdrop of the growing need for action on climate change.

Why Energy Leaders Need to Read Cicero

Dec 08 2014

NEW YORK - The breakneck pace of change in the energy sector is creating a challenge for energy leaders not only in its scope but its speed. As technologies unlock new resource opportunities and redefine relationships between producers and consumers, geopolitical events are posing new supply threats and difficult policy and investment decisions, all against a backdrop of the growing need for action on climate change.

OPEC Hibernates

Dec 01 2014

NEW YORK - Yesterday’s move by OPEC to leave its production limits unchanged at 30 million barrels per day reflected a failure by the cartel to act collectively to reduce oil production and boost prices. Oil prices will likely continue to drop on fears of oversupply. But while OPEC may go into hibernation, reports of its death are exaggerated.

OPEC Hibernates

Nov 28 2014

NEW YORK - Yesterday’s move by OPEC to leave its production limits unchanged at 30 million barrels per day reflected a failure by the cartel to act collectively to reduce oil production and boost prices. Oil prices will likely continue to drop on fears of oversupply. But while OPEC may go into hibernation, reports of its death are exaggerated.

Ukraine: Seeking a Path out of War - Pascual

Sep 18 2014

KIEV For two days last week political leaders, academics and business leaders met in Kiev to focus on ending Russian aggression toward Ukraine and helping Ukrainians revive a war-torn economy. Tony Blair, Aleksander Kwasniewski, Javier Solana, and Jose Manuel Barrosso were among the international leaders gathered at the 11th annual Yalta European Strategy group, this year convened at the Ukrainian capital because Russia has annexed Crimea and injected Russian troops and weapons into the conflict to spark nothing short of war.

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