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Trouble on the Frontier: The Uncertainties Plaguing New Entrants to Africa’s Oil and Gas Industry

By: John Baker*             Introduction New entrants to Africa’s oil and gas industry have tough times ahead. Oil and gas prices have been in free fall for the past year.[1] The effects are widespread and recovery is uncertain. This has had a marked effect on frontier countries struggling to begin monetizing recent oil and gas … Continue reading

ISIS and American Tech Companies: Fighting the Online Battle

By: Nathan Meloon* The militant Islamic group known as ISIS has been using sites like Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp to communicate directly with recruits and to target recruits from Europe and the United States.[1] The social media forum appeals to Westerners and allows ISIS to convince them that they will not have to leave their Western … Continue reading