Recent political developments in Turkey and the surrounding region pose challenges for practical aid cooperation between the EU and the Turkish government.
By simply knowing more about its oil, California has an opportunity to further transform a critical sector that must rapidly respond to the realities of a warming world.
While recent actions in Washington cast doubt on the reliability of federal data, states stand to gain if they collect the data necessary to solve pressing problems, such as climate change.
California faces hidden climate risks from its oils.
A world without nuclear weapons would be, in the long term, a better world than today’s. But, with treaty negotiations about to start at the UN, it is time to be blunt about the practical implications of a ban, as opposed to its principled ambitions.
The Trump administration, as well as the private sector, should embrace strategies for jointly tackling local air quality and global climate change where there are many goals which naturally align.
In an outcome that shocked analysts, an alliance led by India’s BJP Prime Minister Narendra Modi won 325 out of the 403 seats on offer in the state assembly election in Uttar Pradesh.
North Korea has nuclear weapons, something that won’t change anytime soon. As bad as this is, recognizing that status in a way that paves the road for South Korea to follow suit would be even worse.
Washington must present a credible threat to Pyongyang, while leaving the door open to talks.
Given the state’s future oil prospects along with large volumes currently being produced, refined, and sold, it is incumbent that elected officials and the public better understand California’s oils.
NATO needs to strengthen its defenses while taking measured steps to contain an escalating adversarial relationship with Russia.
New tailored incentive packages may be needed to dissuade the development of sensitive nuclear technology by allies and partners of the United States.
The story of Semipalatinsk nuclear test site demonstrates the tremendous economic, political, human, and environmental costs of nuclear testing and the perils associated with nuclear-weapon programs.
With the July 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action diminishing the near-term prospect of an Iranian nuclear bomb, most proliferation prognosticators would likely pick South Korea, Japan, or perhaps Taiwan as the next place that could opt to develop nuclear weapons.
Unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs or drones, have decentralized airspace access, allowing agriculturists, construction workers, and other civilian users to integrate aerial monitoring into their daily work.
The crisis of the dominant castes is more moral than social.
After five years of consolidating power, Xi Jinping will emerge stronger than ever before. For this year at least, Xi will play the role of global leader, and the world will be better for it.
Diplomacy and foreign assistance are vital tools in advancing U.S. interests. A significant reduction would pose a serious challenge to State Department and USAID programs and activities.
Decentralization reforms in Ukraine have begun to deliver results, but the government in Kyiv needs to find creative ways to ensure successful completion of the process.
While there are formal and informal safeguards in place to protect U.S. national security institutions from overreach by the Trump White House, the institutions themselves are likely to be tarnished in the process.