Energy security is essential to US national security

We are facing an unusually long war with an enemy that isn't clearly defined. This conflict poses a grave threat, not only for our troops stationed abroad, but Americans everywhere.



Emphasize market-driven climate approach

When Obama administration representatives arrive in Paris for upcoming global climate discussions, they should emphasize the successful market-driven approach that helped the US lead the world in reducing greenhouse gas emissions...



Military expert: Offshore drilling key to nation's energy independence

"This is a definite step in the direction of energy independence, and that's something our forefathers I guarantee you would have supported," said retired Navy Rear Adm. William L. Schachte, Jr, a Vets4Energy volunteer.



Analysis: Polarized politics dictated Obama Keystone call

"I don't think this is a decision based of facts. I think it's a decision based on politics," Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.



Indecision over Keystone XL Offends Canada

If President Obama decides against Keystone XL, one thing is clear: He will deal a blow to U.S. national security interests and harm relations with Canada. Americans must send a strong message to the president that this is unacceptable.



House OKs lifting 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to lift a 40-year-old U.S. ban on crude oil exports.



Why lifting oil export ban can help U.S. foreign policy

Lifting the ban on crude oil export would not only be good for the economy, it could also benefit U.S. foreign policy.



Veterans meet with Congress on US energy policy and national security

"We need policies that will ensure that America maintains its position as a global energy leader, and further transition our nation from importing energy from unstable and unfriendly nations,"



Veterans headed to Washington to push energy for independence

Vets 4 Energy, U.S. military veterans who advocate for energy policies to sustain the country's national security, next week will talk to Congress about the importance of the U.S. becoming energy independent.



The American Legion calls for action on KXL oil pipeline

The head of the nation's largest veterans service organization blasted the White House today for its prolonged opposition to the job-creating Keystone XL oil pipeline.