The Red-Med Railway: some challenges  

Author: Dr. Salem Y. Lakhal The construction of a railway line from the Port of Eilat to the national railway network, linking it to the Mediterranean ports of Ashdod and Haifa (Figure 1) has been approved and the contract signed with china its project partner. In the words of the Prime Minister, Mr Netanyahu: “In…

With Oil Down, Can Algeria Afford To Bet On Shale?

By Christopher Coats While the declining price of oil has been felt across the globe, economies like Algeria feel it the most. Algeria currently counts on energy for about 98 percent of their export revenue, making up the lion’s share of state spending. For years, that revenue has remained strong, allowing the long-standing government of…