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March 2014

EU, in search of an energy strategy, clutches at US “security”

28 March in ENERGY, ENERGY ACADEMY

March 28, 2014 -  Author:  Sonja van Renssen-  Tagged: climate change, energy efficiency, EU energy policy,European gas market, geopolitics, nuclear energy, renewables, shale gas, unconventionals, US energy policy. European access to US liquid natural gas (LNG) exports would be “much easier” with a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in place, US President Barack Obama said at an EU-US summit in Brussels on 26 March, at which energy concerns took centre stage. But the real energy action is likely to take place next week at the EU-US Energy...

The Crimean Standoff: Implications for Turkey

11 March in GEOPOLITICS

EDAM Discussion Paper Series 2014/2 The Crimean Standoff: Implications for Turkey Can Kasapoğlu Research Fellow, EDAM Faculty Member, Girne American University F. Doruk Ergun Research Assistant, EDAM Download the pdf document: Crimea_Turkey Introduction Standing in between the West and Russia, Ukraine’s geostrategic significance for these two rivaling powers is matched by few others. But as a Black Sea littoral nation and also as a NATO member, the outcome of the crisis will have major geopolitical impacts also for Turkey. Ankara’s improving economic and diplomatic relations with Russia in the last...