Protecting U.S. Security Interests Means Fortifying Our Grid

Since World War I, many of the national security issues confronting the industrialized world, and particularly its leader, the United States, have concerned energy. The restructuring of the Middle East, new security alliances arising from World War II, and the sprawling nature of America’s overseas military installations all reflect our dependence on foreign oil and the shipping lanes that deliver it to our shores. Over the past decade, however, radical changes in energy markets and technology have fundamentally altered the foundation of our strategic interests. Continue Reading