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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 106–124.
Published: 01 June 2017
...George Koukoudakis The European Union should consider Turkey a core actor for implementing the Southern Energy Corridor that will serve Europe's main energy security strategy: diversification of routes and suppliers of energy. At the same time, the EU should pay attention not only to Ankara's...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 49–66.
Published: 01 September 2015
... section analyzes the EU’s energy outlook and potential gains from Iranian-­Turkish cooperation. 3. In 1992 the Economic Cooperation Organization was expanded to include seven new members: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. 4. The other six...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 June 2017
... survival. The next essay, George Koukoudakis’s “EU Energy Security and Turkey’s Contribution to the Southern Energy Corridor,” takes an optimistic look at the development of energy routes in and around the eastern Mediterra- nean. As Koukoudakis effectively shows, there are many reasons why...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 93–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Administration  101 Energy security is one of these major EU interests. The EU as a bloc is heavily dependent on foreign oil and gas supplies. In 2013, it accounted for only 5.8 percent of the world’s energy production and 12 percent of its consumption. The EU imported 39.0 percent of its natural gas...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... geopolitics Cyprus question Israeli gas Egyptian gas EU energy Copyright 2017 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2017 Theodoros Tsakiris is assistant professor of energy geopolitics and economics, University of Nicosia. He has served on the board of directors of the Cypriot National Oil and Gas...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 63–81.
Published: 01 September 2012
... there between the superpowers. Both sides provided their allies with everything from direct financial support to arms. However, the significance of the MENA lies not only in its strategic place in the East-­West conflict during the Cold War period but also in its extensive energy resources. The EU’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 32–52.
Published: 01 December 2017
... with the West in the fight against Islamic terrorism and its desire to strengthen its economic ties with the EU — especially, but not only, in the energy sec- tor.20 Greece showed a strong desire to participate in some of the proposed pipelines, such as the South Stream, that would transfer hydrocarbons...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of special representative of the UN secretary-general to Tajikistan.65 Kalfin’s Central Asian trip was, thereby, framed by the diplomatic his- tory of Bulgaria’s relations with the region and was formally driven by the objective of diversifying the country’s (and the EU’s) energy resources as well...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
... pipeline that runs along the seabed of the Black Sea and indirectly through an older Western Pipeline whose convoluted route traverses Moldova, Ukraine, Romania, and Bulgaria. Both Russian and EU energy managers see Turkey as a pivotal transit country for their future energy plans. The Turkish...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 54–64.
Published: 01 March 2014
... traditional good relations with Russia and other Eastern European countries may also contribute to a more complementary and integrated system in the region. The Role of Cyprus in the Energy Security of the EU Enhancing energy security by securing alternative supply corridors has been a fundamental...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 61–84.
Published: 01 June 2014
... such democratization for almost fifteen years. This might be the strongest point of its resistance to the EU project. As early as 1999, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Avdeyev told a Serbian inter- viewer that Russia wanted to offer economic projects in energy that would bring the Balkan states together...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 17–31.
Published: 01 June 2006
... and European Approaches to China 27 any significant concerns about China’s active search for new energy sources. Energy policy thus far has not occupied a significant place on the EU agenda for discussions with the PRC. Nor have the Europeans exhibited any concerns about the implications of China’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and for uniting forces on cli- mate change. At the recent EU-US summit, on 3 November 2009, leaders decided to establish a “Ministerial-level EU-US Energy Council that will improve energy security and contribute to achieving our ambitious climate change goals.” Cyber security, antimicrobial resistance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 124–140.
Published: 01 December 2014
...; an unstable Middle East, including Iran; an emerging and apprehensive EU; and a hegemonic United States. During the latter part of the 1990s, as new energy markets, sources, and routes were being defined in a changing political landscape, Turkey became an even more significant junction. Iran’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 40–47.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to come. The Russian-Ukraine gas showdown of January 2006 underlines even more the importance of being able to guarantee energy sup- plies through stable routes of passage. Turkish accession to the EU will serve as an insurance policy in this regard. As the EU prepares for additional accessions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the important economic issues discussed in connection with EU relations with the countries of the Middle East and Central Asia is the EU’s need to achieve energy security, in light of the difficulties experienced with Russia, the main supplier of hydrocarbons. The main conclusion of most of the essays...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 September 2010
... provided economic assistance to many of the affected countries and is important in trade relations as well. One of the important economic issues discussed in connection with EU relations with the countries of the Middle East and Central Asia is the EU’s need to achieve energy security, in light...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 126–130.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the important economic issues discussed in connection with EU relations with the countries of the Middle East and Central Asia is the EU’s need to achieve energy security, in light of the difficulties experienced with Russia, the main supplier of hydrocarbons. The main conclusion of most of the essays...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 20–41.
Published: 01 December 2005
... to develop nuclear weapons. As Colin Powell, then US secretary of state, explained, “That is why the International Atomic Energy Agency got so involved, why the Russians have been careful about providing fuel for the new reactor at Bushehr, and why the EU sent their foreign ministers in to get...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 22–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of this fractured approach 6. “Europe’s Boat People,” Economist, 25 April 2015, www.economist.com/news/leaders/21649465 -eus-­ policy-­ maritime-­ refugees-­ has-­ gone-­ disastrously-­ wrong-­ europes-­ boat-­ people.­ Nordenman: Europe and Its Seas in the Twenty-­First Century  27...