Keith Johnson

Foreign Policy magazine

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Senior reporter covering energy for Foreign Policy; former staff reporter with the Wall Street Journal and lead author of its Environmental Capital blog

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President Obama has protected some parts of the Arctic Ocean from oil and gas development — but he's  permitted exploration in other parts .

America's Rejoining the Race for Arctic Oil

President Obama has protected some parts of the Arctic Ocean from oil and gas development — but he's permitted exploration in other parts .

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Gasoline prices are up around $4 a gallon, the highest they've ever been in the month of April. At the White House today,  President Obama said  it's time for action.

Obama Calls for Increased Oversight of Oil Markets

Gasoline prices are up around $4 a gallon, the highest they've ever been in the month of April. At the White House today, President Obama said it's time for action.

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Republicans may be outraged, but the Obama Justice Department will try a suspected terrorist in a civilian court in New York City.

Terror Suspect in New York for Civilian Trial

Republicans may be outraged, but the Obama Justice Department will try a suspected terrorist in a civilian court in New York City.

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