Energy

CNOOC Pulls Back the Curtain

By Greg Poling [Editor’s note: This post is the second in cogitASIA’s new blog series, The South China Sea Frame-by-Frame. It incorporates data and imagery from the CSIS Southeast Asia Program’s innovative policy tool, The South China Sea in High…

By the Numbers: June 28, 2012

19 The number of countries exempted from US economic sanctions because they had significantly reduced Iranian oil imports. Earlier today, the Obama administration added China and Singapore to the exemption list. 160,238.38 km² The approximate total area (in square kilometers)…

Japan’s Unclear Nuclear Future

By Tim Johnson In their piece, Choosing Fukushima’s Legacy, in the March 8 Wall Street Journal, CSIS’s Michael Green and Mike Wallace argue that the “consequences of not restarting Japan’s nuclear power program…are dire.”  Prior to March 2011, Japan –…