The Impact of Climate Change on the U.S. Military and the Defense Industry

The impact of climate change on the U.S. military and the defense industry is manifold, ranging from...

Deep Sea Mining: Prospects and Challenges

The deep sea mining industry is poised for rapid growth over the next half-decade as companies, countries, and institutions react to changes in international demand for various minerals. Deep sea mineral deposits often hold reserves that are denser than those found on land ...

Sanctions and Protests in Zimbabwe: A Closer Look

On October 25, 2019, thousands of demonstrators gathered in Harare to protest what they referred to as “evil” Western sanctions against Zimbabwe. The rally was sponsored and organized by the Zimbabwean government, however, leaving many onlookers to question if the demonstrations were intended to deflect blame for the country’s economic troubles away from the government ...

Associated Risks and Legal Limitations of Cyber Warfare

State governments and private businesses are increasingly vulnerable to harmful cyber operations....

Financial Implications of Argentina’s Return to Peronism

The long-awaited results from Argentina’s elections on October 27, 2019, have significant implications both for the future of Argentina and the international community. Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez defeated incumbent Mauricio Macri in the election, with Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, President Macri’s predecessor, as his running mate ...

Thomas Cook’s Insolvency and EU Law

On September 23, 2019, the British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced that one of the most well-known travel companies, Thomas Cook, had declared bankruptcy. This event drew attention to both the rights and the risks of the roughly 600,000 Thomas Cook customers who were stranded abroad ...