Michael T Klare

Hampshire College

Michael Klare is the Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies and director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies.

Before assuming his present post, he served as director of the Program on Militarism and Disarmament at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.

Featured Work

The Race for What is Left

MAR 26, 2012 Podcast

The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources

As we run out of resources, the human race is at a pivotal point. We have two options: We can continue along the same path, ...

Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy

MAY 21, 2008 Podcast

Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy

Michael Klare warns that the world's diminishing sources of energy may create a new arms race between the U.S. and China. It is essential ...

Blood and Oil

SEP 30, 2004 Transcript

Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum

"Because of the geographic shifts in the production of oil to areas of instability, growing competition for access to that oil, and the militarization of ...

Resource Wars:  The New Landscape of Global Conflict by Michael Klare

MAY 22, 2001 Transcript

Resource Wars: The New Landscape of Global Conflict

Competition for control of resources has been the root of many conflicts since the end of the Cold War, argues Klare. The view that resources ...