Foreign Policy & Geopolitics
Over the last several decades, the rise of new political and economic players on the world stage has led to significant shifts in US foreign policy and global geopolitics. SCOA follows these issues as they relate to our business operations and bottom line; of particular interest are topics such as: US-Japan relations, US-China relations, and US foreign aid.
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December 19, 2014State Department To Begin Steps To Restore Ties With Cuba
December 19, 2014Eric Wiegardt's 'Leviathan' selected by US State Department
December 18, 2014With Cuba Decision, Obama Hands Hillary Clinton A 2016 Gift
December 18, 2014Energy Deals Can Alleviate Middle East Tensions, Says State Department Envoy
December 18, 2014Can Liberal Zionists Count On Hillary Clinton?
New York Times
December 18, 2014State Department designates Egyptian jihadist group, ex-Gitmo detainee
Long War Journal
December 18, 2014State Department pushes back on claim it blessed The Interview
December 18, 2014Hillary Clinton Keeps In Mind Mistakes Of 2008 Campaign
December 18, 2014Hillary Clinton Secretly Pushed Cuba Deal for Years
December 18, 2014As 2016 Nears, Hillary Clinton Keeps in Mind Mistakes of 2008 Campaign
New York Times
September 14, 2012As Coal Production Declines, Coal Jobs May Not
September 06, 2012Bill Clinton Assertion That Dems Create More Jobs than Repubs: True?
September 04, 2012Obama releases energy platform; More of the same
August 30, 2012Tire Tariff Backdating May Bring Constitutional Battle
August 29, 2012Senate Finance Committee's Legislative Text Released on Tax Extenders Bill (Including Wind PTC)
August 27, 2012New York May Approve Fracking as Early As Sept 4
August 23, 2012DoE Release Study on Assessing Natural Gas Technologies
August 21, 2012Romney Has More Cash On Hand Than Obama
August 17, 2012Rep. Ryan Fiscal Hawk?
August 02, 2012Lawmakers Urge EPA to Reduce Ethanol Requirements
August 01, 2012Mitt Romney Does Not Support Wind Tax Credits
July 31, 2012Fed Will Likely Implement QE3 In September
June 26, 2012Supreme Court Bars Citizens United Reform
April 19, 2012EPA Announces New Fracking Regulations
April 12, 2012South Korean Governing Party Holds onto Power
April 10, 2012Rick Santorum Drops Out
April 05, 2012President Obama's 1996 Moment?
April 04, 2012Chesapeake Report: Utica Shale Shows Potential
April 03, 2012Mitt Romney Likely To Sweep Victory in Today's Primaries
March 26, 2012President Obama Urges China to Pressure North Korea
March 26, 2012DOE Delays Analysis of LNG Exports to US Economy
March 23, 2012Senate Passes Jobs Act, Moves to House
March 23, 2012Senate Passes Stock Act
March 21, 2012Big Day For Mitt Romney
March 19, 2012Stay Informed: House's JOBS Act
March 19, 2012Obama Calls for the End of Oil Subsidies
March 16, 2012EPA: Pa. fracking town's water show no health concern
March 13, 2012Natural Gas Act Amendment Fails to Pass