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President Joe Biden has ordered the release of 1 million barrels of oil per day from the country's petroleum stockpile for the next six months to combat the nation's oil crisis as the Russian war in Ukraine marches toward its third month. But some, including two Northeastern professors, question whether Biden was right to do so.

JetBlue Airways and Frontier Airlines are seeking to partner with Spirit Airlines, the low-cost carrier. “From a competitive standpoint, either of these mergers will probably result in higher fares,” says Ravi Sarathy, a Northeastern professor of international business and strategy who studies the industry.

The invasion of Ukraine has raised concerns that Russia may launch a cyberwar against the west. In recent years, cyberattacks have become more frequent, wreaking havoc on organizations around the world. Even the largest multinationals cannot escape the risk that such attacks pose to their longer-term viability.

Moscow's famed cyber prowess may not be as sophisticated as people believe, say Northeastern experts. And, Russia may not have the appetite to launch a digital war on top of a traditional one with tanks and bombs. “They don't want a war on two fronts if they don't have to,” says global strategy professor Luis Dau.

The compounding effects of inclement winter weather and the wildly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19 left airlines in a bind at one of the busiest times of year for travel. AP Photo/LM Otero

Professor of Supply Chain Management Nada Sanders says many hurdles must be overcome before the COVID-19 vaccines are available for widespread use.

Pierre Choueiri Family Professor in Global Business Michael Enright claims that to succeed internationally, Western companies must understand that business will be conducted on a whole new playing field.

You like digging your toes in it and children enjoy building castles out of it. Now consider for a moment a world without sand. Sheila Puffer, distinguished professor of international business, explains how that will be our reality someday.

Ruth V. Aguilera's research, teaching, and service efforts are significant and have attracted worldwide acclaim. In 2016 she was named a Fellow to the Academy of International Business (AIB), and in 2018 she was inducted as a Fellow to the Strategic Management Society (SMS).

Professor Wertheim explores the prisoner's dilemma in the context of important policy deliberations.