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?
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.
Geopoliticalmonitor.com’s Europe-based Director of Political and Business Risk reports from the Crans Montana Forum's Homeland and Global Security Forum, held in Geneva, Switzerland (October 15-17, 2014).
A Republican majority in the US Senate might be what ultimately frees the controversial pipeline project from its administrative limbo.
The latest meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization wrapped up in Tajikistan with pledges of deeper economic cooperation and new member-states in the years to come.