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Lithuania's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating terminal docks at the port of Klaipeda, October 2014. (PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP Photo/Getty Images)

Poland and the Baltics Find New Energy Options

Alternative sources of natural gas may loosen Russia's grip on Eastern Europe in the long run. Read more…

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks about the Russian energy company Gazprom in Brussels on April 22. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

EU Antitrust Charges Open New Front Against Gazprom

The Russian energy giant's influence is weakening in Europe and at home. Read more…


The Mechanics of NATO's Collective Self-Defense

The North Atlantic Treaty sets the stage for collective self-defense, but intended weaknesses in the language of the treaty and the procedural mechanics behind it cause intervention to be defined by individual interests. Read more…