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Delegates attend a plenary session at the U.N. climate change summit in Paris on Dec. 9. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Climate Agreement Will Only Hasten Transition Beyond Oil

The agreement signed Dec. 12 in Paris is just a small part of a broader energy transition driven by technological change. Read more…

China's first aircraft carrier is docked in the northeastern Liaoning province on Sept. 24, 2012. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

China: An Aspiring Global Navy

Beijing is doing all it can to build out a maritime presence commensurate with its status — and logistics are the key. Read more…

The Iran Shahed Ends Its Journey in Djibouti

Though the Iranian ship remains in port, its cargo will be transferred on to Yemen by U.N.-chartered vessels. Read more…