Special Reports

Shale 3.0 The Revolution Reshaping America and the World

March 8, 2016 Stephen Blank, Jeff Smith

The world has long known of the existence of a virtual ocean of underground oil and gas deposits imprisoned in “tight,” low-permeable shale rock formations. Until recently, however, it was convinced there was no profitable extract them.

Strategic Primer - Missile Defense

September 30, 2015 Richard M. Harrison

The goal of the new Strategic Primer initiative is to provide a concise, comprehensive overview of specific defense technology issues presented in a clear, direct, and graphical manner that serves as an accessible reference to policymakers. Volume 1 of the series focuses on Missile Defense.

Central Asian Responses to Radical Islam

November 30, 2006 American Foreign Policy Council

Central Asian Responses to Radical Islam is a groundbreaking first-person assessment of the ideological struggle currently taking place in Central Asia between local government and the forces of radical Islam.