No Fracking Way

Flames exploding from kitchen taps. Livestock dropping dead from tainted water. People in small towns noticing an unusual stench, experiencing acute headaches, and blacking out. These aren’t scenes from a horror movie. They’re the increasingly common...

A New Era for Turkmenistan?

The recent death of Turkmenistan’s president, Saparmurat Niyazov, leaves the country with an uncertain future. Acting President Berdymukhammedov has stepped into the president’s spot without apparent political disruption, and early indications suggest few...

Globalized Weaponry

Key Points U.S. arms export policy was established to protect national security, but has become increasingly focused on commercial interests. Excess arms production capacity and reduced demand make sales in the post-cold war global arms bazaar highly competitive. U.S....