Oil production by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) steadily declined between 2014 and 2016, indicating that the group was financing itself in other ways, like taxation or extortion.
Students and policy experts participated in the annual crisis simulation Oct.
American-backed forces say they have taken control of Raqqa, the northern Syrian city that has been the de facto capital of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Three Princeton University researchers are connected to this year’s winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize: the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). ICAN is a coalition of nongovernmental groups from 100 countries working on a treaty to eradicate nuclear weapons.
Reports indicate that President Donald Trump plans to “decertify” the Iran nuclear deal on grounds that Iran hasn’t lived up to the agreement. The news comes ahead of a looming Oct. 15 deadline, on which day the Trump administration must certify to Congress that Iran is adhering to the deal.
Malte Göttsche, a Princeton University postdoctoral researcher at the Program on Science and Global Security (SGS), was awarded a $1million, five-year fellowship to support the creation of a nuclear archaeology research group.