Part one in an editorial series on the legal, economic, and military dimensions of the nuclear industry and nuclear commerce in the 21st century.
Are there cracks running through the main pillar of President Obama’s foreign policy?
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?
Whether a question of imperial relapse or simple economics, Moscow has long been trying to consolidate its influence in Central Asia through the Eurasian Economic Union. But some key regional governments are still not convinced.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum afforded an opportunity for all manner of geopolitically awkward encounters, whether Obama and Putin or Xi and Abe. And though the proceedings yielded little in terms of diplomatic breakthroughs, there are still some key takeaways from the event.
Experts believe that CETA could benefit Canada more than the EU, but only if laws are passed to revive Canadian competitiveness.