Pipeline wrangle continues

Martin, Josh
May 1997
Middle East;May97, Issue 267, p25
Focuses on the economic and political aspects of building an oil and gas pipeline from Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to Karachi, Pakistan. Imperial scope of project; Concerns of Russia and Iran concerning route of pipeline; Wariness of Gulf States of Russian and Iranian interest in pipeline; Concerns surrounding risky military conditions in Afghanistan; Question of reliability of the Afghan Taliban government as a partner.


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