Steve LeVine

Steve LeVine was a Future Tense fellow. He is the Future Editor at Axios where he reports on the biggest ricochet story in our lives: robots, artificial intellidence, jobs, and global economics. LeVine is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches energy security in the graduate-level Security Studies Program.

Previously, LeVine was a foreign correspondent for eighteen years in the former Soviet Union, Pakistan, and the Philippines, running a bureau for The Wall Street Journal, and before that writing for The New York Times, the Financial Times and Newsweek.

The Powerhouse: America, China, and the Great Battery War is Steve’s third book. In 2007, Random House published The Oil and the Glory, which chronicled the struggle for fortune and power on the Caspian Sea. BusinessWeek magazine selected it as a Top 10 book for the year. In 2008, Random House published Putin's Labyrinth, a profile of Russia through the life and death of a half-dozen Russians. Both books are on numerous university reading lists.

Steve lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Nurilda, and their two daughters.

All Work

Can you be an environmentalist without embracing nuclear energy?

Will fallout from early models of nuclear reactors prevent us from embracing the promise of clean energy that new models provide?

The Powerhouse

For all the global obsession with oil marking the past decades, the real future of energy might be something quite different.

The Powerhouse

A worldwide race is on to perfect the next engine of economic growth, the advanced lithium-ion battery. Can the U.S. win?

Iraq: What is Happening?

Two-and-a-half years after the U.S. withdrew from Iraq, President Obama has ordered air strikes against Sunni militants. Will it end?