Pipeline Politics in Central Asia

Rousseau, Richard
June 2011
Foreign Policy in Focus;6/24/2011, p1
The article discusses the geopolitical and geo-economic impact of the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline project (IPI). It analyzes the impact of the bilateral and trilateral relations between the U.S., Iran, China, India, Pakistan and Russia on the project's implementation. Also discussed are factors such as Russia's desire to maintain European gas supply dominance, India and China's interest in gaining more authority in Asia, and the growing number of countries which need gas.


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