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A Hazardous Game – The Strait of Malacca

... making it a vital connection between the Eastern and Western world. A stipulation that makes this route more strategic is that ~15 million barrels of oil pass there daily or 1/3 of the global oil trade, as tankers move from mainly Middle East to Asia (China, Japan, South Korea, etc.) It is not the only passage available there (e.g. Lombok-Makassar or Sunda Strait [very shallow]), but it is currently the most economically feasible for the region (Khalid, 2009; Casey & Sussex, 2012). I predominantly ...

08.10.2013

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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