USA Today — What does Vladimir Putin want? Cybersecurity experts are pointing to Russian hackers for the embarrassing leak of some 20,000 Democratic National Committee emails, leading some to posit that Putin tilts towards Trump.
RealClearPolicy — The dog days of summer began with a sobering warning about “cyber-jihadists” in a new analysis from the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology. Policymakers should anticipate sophisticated anti-American groups developing world-class hacking capabilities. Doubtless old news at the Pentagon’s Cyber Command.
RealClearEnergy — The battle lines around energy policy in this Presidential election cycle have been drawn early and starkly. It distills simply to shale versus solar. (Wind turbines can be included in the solar category since they capture the effect of the sun’s heat on the atmosphere.)
Investor’s Business Daily — Relentless news coverage of oil prices has obscured a bigger story. We’re witnessing the emergence of a new oil era in which America becomes a player in global petroleum geopolitics. And none too soon.
City Journal — Fostering innovation on the sixtieth anniversary of Silicon Valley
360 Review Magazine – University of Mary If oil didn’t exist, we’d invent it. It is a uniquely dense fuel with Goldilocks attributes: just the right combination of transportability, storability, safety and cost. That’s why civilization consumes nearly $2 trillion worth of oil a year. It’s the world’s largest traded commodity, with food in second place trading at 20…