Robert Berke is an accomplished free lance writer whose articles have appeared in both foreign and domestic media. His area of interest is on global energy and geopolitics, with a particular focus on Eurasia. He is currently working on a 3 part article on the Chinese sponsored Silk Road project (Part 1 & 2 have been published). He is also a former college English teacher, holds an MA in English Literature, and was trained in policy planning, Ph.D/ABD (UC Berkeley). Writing samples may be found on OilPrice.com, where he is a regular contributor.