The Stakes of U.S. prosperity, LNG trade
It is a rare opportunity that isolates Iran, undermines Russian energy dominance and broadly benefits the U.S. economy. But those are the stakes for American prosperity as the Obama administration contemplates whether to allow the trade of natural gas with our closest allies.
Neil Brown is a nonresident fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Marik String is a lawyer in Washington. They served as senior energy adviser and deputy chief counsel, respectively, on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.