Business and Economics

Libyan Oil Field

Tensions have been rising following the discovery of energy resources in the Eastern Mediterranean. The announcement by Exxon Mobil in early 2019 that…

A Natural Gas power Plant in Israel.

The discovery of natural gas fields in Israel’s Eastern Mediterranean offshore areas has moderated the country’s total dependence on energy imports. Israel crude oil production is miniscule and there are…

Conflict and Security

President Tokayev of Kazakhstan

Since achieving its independence after the fall of the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan has maintained warm relations with the United States. The country regards the United States both as a potential…

A gray image taken from Turkish drone footage showing buildings, terrain, and tanks from overhead.

Although the start of the new decade will be remembered for the COVID-19 pandemic, another important yet overlooked story from the first months of 2020 was the high-intensity warfare between…


Editors’ Picks

The crew behind the Korean movie

In early 2020, South Korea achieved two major cultural industry breakthroughs. Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite became the first non-English speaking film to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards, its…

Once upon a time, in legal circles, there was just one conversation—Law 1.0. This was—and still is—a conversation about how settled legal principles should be applied to a…