Part one in an editorial series on the legal, economic, and military dimensions of the nuclear industry and nuclear commerce in the 21st century.
Global oil prices plummeted recently with OPEC’s declaration of a price war against shale producers. But just how much budgetary pain can oil-dependent countries like Russia, Iraq, and Iran take?
Despite the pressure, the perceptions of “fairness,” and the predictions of conflict resolution, there is a remarkable dearth of dialogue as to what a Palestinian state might in fact look like.
Three years after the onset of the Arab Spring, headlines are still focused on the security threat of revolutionary Islamist militant groups. But we may be overlooking the rise of new social forces which are equally threatening to global security: Middle Eastern transnational criminal networks.