Cold War

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Editor’s note: This article, written by the Department of Energy’s historian, is a deeper dive into events of historical relevance to the Department. To learn more, visit the Energy Department Historian’s website. In December 1953, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission suspended the security clearance of J. Robert Oppenheimer, perhaps the most well-known American scientist of the… Keep reading →

Grandmasters Compete In the World Chess Championship At Simpson's In The Strand

As tension in Ukraine ratchets up, investors and business leaders with regional interests are closely monitoring their risk profiles. What would return to a Cold War era geopolitical landscape mean? Western oil companies like BP, ExxonMobil and Shell with extensive Russian operations are certainly asking this question. Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier recently weighed in… Keep reading →