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Energy security challenges for the 21st century [electronic resource] : a reference handbook / Gal Luft and Anne Korin, editors.

Contributor(s): Luft, Gal | Korin, Anne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary military, strategic, and security issues: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Security International, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xv, 372 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780275999988 (electronic bk.); 027599998X (electronic bk.).Other title: Energy security challenges for the twenty-first century.Subject(s): Energy policy -- United States | National security -- United States | Politique �energ�etique -- �Etats-Unis | S�ecurit�e nationale -- �Etats-Unis | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Power Resources -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Energy | SCIENCE -- EnergyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Energy security challenges for the 21st century.DDC classification: 333.790973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Energy Security: In the Eyes of the Beholder; Chapter 2 The Epidemic of Energy Terrorism; Chapter 3 Troubled Waters: Energy Security as Maritime Security; Chapter 4 There Will Be Blood: Political Violence, Regional Warfare, and the Risk of Great-Power Conflict over Contested Energy Sources; Chapter 5 No Blood for Oil: Why Resource Wars Are Obsolete; Chapter 6 OPEC: An Anatomy of a Cartel; Chapter 7 Russia: The Flawed Energy Superpower; Chapter 8 Energy Security in the Caspian Basin.
Summary: The impact of energy on global security and economy is clear and profound, and this is why in recent years energy security has become a source of concern to most countries. However, energy security means different things to different countries based on their geographic location, their endowment of resources their strategic and economic conditions. In this book, Gal Luft and Anne Korin with the help of twenty leading experts provide an overview of the world's energy system and its vulnerabilities that underlay growing concern over energy security. It hosts a debate about the feasibility of reso.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Energy Security: In the Eyes of the Beholder; Chapter 2 The Epidemic of Energy Terrorism; Chapter 3 Troubled Waters: Energy Security as Maritime Security; Chapter 4 There Will Be Blood: Political Violence, Regional Warfare, and the Risk of Great-Power Conflict over Contested Energy Sources; Chapter 5 No Blood for Oil: Why Resource Wars Are Obsolete; Chapter 6 OPEC: An Anatomy of a Cartel; Chapter 7 Russia: The Flawed Energy Superpower; Chapter 8 Energy Security in the Caspian Basin.

The impact of energy on global security and economy is clear and profound, and this is why in recent years energy security has become a source of concern to most countries. However, energy security means different things to different countries based on their geographic location, their endowment of resources their strategic and economic conditions. In this book, Gal Luft and Anne Korin with the help of twenty leading experts provide an overview of the world's energy system and its vulnerabilities that underlay growing concern over energy security. It hosts a debate about the feasibility of reso.

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