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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Theodoros Tsakiris Optimism arose about the discovery of Cypriot and Israeli gas reserves and how they might help resolve the Cyprus question, but the prospective monetization of these reserves has not modified Turkish or Turkish-Cypriot behavior vis-à-vis the Republic of Cyprus, despite Greek...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 March 2013
... dominating the European gas market. At the same time, the development of Israeli and 1. Derek Brower, “East Mediterranean’s New Play Gets Hotter,” Petroleum Economist, 4 April 2012, www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3007039/Search/East-­ Mediterraneans-­ new-­ play-­ gets­ -hotter.html.­ Peter...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 64–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to establish a pipeline between the countries.38 Israel’s gas claims in the eastern Mediterranean are expansive. Since the first large- scale discovery in 2009, the Israeli gas industry has undergone extreme growth. According to a Congressional Research Service report from 2016, Israel has at least 6.4...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 63–79.
Published: 01 June 2015
...-­ Verlag, 2015). 78  Mediterranean Quarterly: June 2015 ral gas facilities to which Cypriot and possibly Israeli natural gas can be directed through pipelines, as well as on wider political collaboration.45 In effect, through the emerging special relationship with Israel and Cyprus (and probably...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 49–68.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of the important areas of cooperation has been the possibility of creating a triangular relationship for the development and distribution of natural gas among Israel, Greece, and Cyprus,3 with Greece as the hub of Israeli and Cypriot gas exports to the rest of Europe.4 Another project that has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2018
... these energy deposits has led to intense interstate competition, which could further destabilize the region. The alliances between states are constantly changing relative to the mode of transit for the hydrocarbons. The existence of natural gas and oil in the Cypriot and Israeli EEZ has changed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... .gov/library/publications/the-­world-­factbook/. Morton and Shortt: The Arab Spring and Israeli Security  47 tian city of El Arish to the Israeli port city of Ashkelon. During the Arab Spring revolts in Egypt, the supply of natural gas was briefly disrupted due to attacks...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that has money. It will be far easier for Cyprus to hitch at least part of its energy development and export strategy to the Israeli wagon — the Israelis have a better credit rating than Cyprus, a better reputation for financial and business probity, possibly more stability, and more gas...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 13–45.
Published: 01 December 2006
... companies would also be able to invest in international oil and gas companies that operated in Kurdistan-Iraq. In December 2004, Michael Gulbenkian, the grandson of the notorious Calouste Gulbenkian, a late nine- teenth and early twentieth century oil entrepreneur, also known as “5 percent Gulbenkian...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
... five Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.22 Lebanon and Cyprus in 2007 successfully negotiated the demarcation of their exclusive economic zones (EEZs). That demarcation remains intact, even as Lebanon has disputed Cyprus’s demarcation border with Israel, given that valuable natural gas deposits...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 27–44.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and the Arab petrol states remains a legacy of the US-­sponsored Marshall Plan. After World War II, the Marshall Plan supported the integration and rebuild- ing of European economies through oil-intensive industry, due to the political reliability and superior efficiency of oil compared to coal.2 After...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 March 2017
... markets. Movement toward joining NATO and the EU became more active when tensions developed in political relations with Russia and following the prodemocracy Orange Revolution of 2004 – 5 and the pro-­European and anti- corruption Euromaidan protests. Because of tensions over natural gas prices...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 86–108.
Published: 01 March 2002
... met with Israeli president Ezer Weizman as well as with Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres for talks focusing on bilateral eco- nomic relations. Israel is involved in a $100 million irrigation project and a scheme to build a gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to Turkey.60...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 September 2015
... policy by necessity and not by design. Are there limits to closer cooperation? Are we likely to see the establishment of a formal security alliance between Israel and Greece in the near future? There are powerful structural reasons that mitigate this rosy outlook. The discovery of natural gas...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 48–72.
Published: 01 March 2006
... umbilically bound to Turkey would be in Turkey’s interest.”47 Turkish companies would also be able to invest in international oil and gas companies that operated in Kurdistan-Iraq. In December 2004, Michael Gulbenkian announced that Heritage Oil Corporation, of which he was chair- man and chief...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 20–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... They are signs of danger. The pulse quickens; the senses seem to become more acute. So it was that morning. A small crowd of journalists and officials had gathered on the forecourt of a petrol station a few hundred meters short of where they might have been expected to wait. They were not milling around...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 42–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Marmara, attempting to break the blockade of Gaza in May 2010, soured Turkish-­Israeli relations. At the same time, Israel and the Republic of Cyprus have developed a closer relationship as both countries seek to extract and per- haps cooperate in the distribution of their natural gas reserves...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 63–81.
Published: 01 September 2012
... energy depen- dence on imports from Middle East OPEC countries diminished due to the development of North Sea oil and gas, the domestic expansion of nuclear power for electricity in Europe, and the availability of oil and natural gas from Russia and other countries in the former Soviet Union.23...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 152–156.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of a dictator, is the rule. The fact of their existence clearly demonstrates there is no inherent conflict between the two ethnic groups. The development of the large natural gas fields Israel controls may bring about even more cooperation between Israel and its Arab neighbors. Common goals...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
... supplying Iran with gasoline or doing business with the Revolutionary Guard Corps.62 For the first time, the European Union, one of Iran’s major trading partners, abandoned its old practice of initiating measures against only Iran’s nuclear and missile programs. At the end of July 2010, European...