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The Iraq war, Turkey, and renewed caspian energy prospects
(Middle East Institute, 2008)
Many have linked the US-led invasion of Iraq to its oil resources, leading some observers to question Caspian energy prospects. This article analyzes how the Iraqi occupation and Caspian oil prospects have been inter-linked, ...
Good for the Shah, banned for the mullahs: The West and Iran's quest for nuclear power
(Middle East Institute, 2006)
Iran's nuclear program has become a highly controversial issue in international politics since the August 2002 unveiling of the secretly built uranium enrichment facility in Natanz and the heavy-water production plant in ...
Projections for the geopolitical economy of oil after war in Iraq
(Pergamon Press, 2006)
How are events surrounding the latest Iraq war shaping the future global political economy of oil? The saliency of Iraq's oil resources suggests a trend towards intensified great-power competition to dominate energy-rich ...
Clash of interest over northern Iraq drives Turkish-Israeli alliance to a crossroads
(Middle East Institute, 2005)
Turkey and Israel enjoyed an almost perfect relationship throughout the 1990s that amazed their friends, yet bothered their rivals. The US war in Iraq revealed, however, that the two longstanding allies did indeed have ...
Azerbaijan's foreign policy and challenges for energy security
(Middle East Institute, 2009)
This article examines Azerbaijan's foreign policy by demonstrating the interplay between the oil-led development process and early post-independence regional conflicts that enforced a Western orientation in the country's ...
The partition of Khorezm and the positions of Turkestanis on Razmezhevanie
Cold War historiography, in many instances, explained the delimitation of borders in Central Asia as a part of Moscow's divide and rule policy in Turkestan. However, the viability of this approach can be challenged by an ...