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A Hazardous Game – The Strait of Malacca

... ~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]),... ... be solved as this “oil-lifeline” is a major flaw that could see the entire state collapse in a matter of weeks (Yergin, 2011: 209-211). Characteristically, China used diplomatic language and did not refer to the USA when speaking about 'large ...

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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