Re-Conceptualising the Energy and Security Complex in the Eastern Mediterranean
Article from: OGEL 5 (2012), in Geopolitics of Energy
In this paper section one de-constructs the mainstream underlying assumptions of energy politics which lead to a conflictive reading of the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean. The second section shows how managing interdependence, making energy a positive-sum game and subsuming energy considerations under a broader normative and more prudently rational framework can lead to benevolent solutions. And finally in section three, three potential scenarios for developments in the region are envisioned. These range from an aggravated geopolitical environment that is split in ...