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The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... on imports by developing alternative energy in their territory; The energy revolution could be a fertile ground for new potential opportunities in expanding cooperation between the countries of the Middle East with China, India, as well as with the European Union; at the same time, a decrease in the importance of the region in global energy will reduce the incentives for great powers to interfere in its affairs. Risks: Drop in oil and gas prices will be a serious challenge for regional hydrocarbon exporters, particularly in heavily populated countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iran, Algeria and Iraq. The governments of these countries will have to cut social programs, review existing ...


The Structure of Energy Politics in the South Caucasus: Grounds for Consolidation or Cooperation?

... for building new pipelines via the South Caucasus. Therefore, the region does not have any influence on the transit security and reliability of Russian fuel exports. Major Gas Pipelines of the Former Soviet Union [23] The major threat to the Russian energy security policy consists in declining revenues from exporting natural gas and oil to the European Union. In the case of the South Caucasus, the threat does not come from Azerbaijan (as the country alone cannot compete with Russia on production and export of natural resources), but from potential suppliers in Asia (Turkmenistan in particular) ...


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