The New Great Game

Author: Lutz Kleveman
Editor: Grove Press
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Discusses the history and current status of efforts to control the vast untapped oil and gas reserves in the Caspian Sea region of Central Asia, detailing competition among the U.S., Russia, and China for dominance in the area, the role of transnational energy corporations, and the impact of political and economic uncertaining.
The New Great Game
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Lutz Kleveman
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Grove Press

Discusses the history and current status of efforts to control the vast untapped oil and gas reserves in the Caspian Sea region of Central Asia, detailing competition among the U.S., Russia, and China for dominance in the area, the role of transnational energy corporations, and the impact of political and
Soft Power
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Robert Winder
Categories: International relations
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-16 - Publisher: Little Brown GBR

There's a new Great Game afoot, and it involves soft power. As national movements resurface across the world, unsettling the international balance, the old-fashioned 'sphere of influence' is making a comeback. Nation states are once again competing to win friends and influence people by selling themselves as alluring brands. In
Central Asia
Language: en
Pages: 385
Authors: R. A. Mullerson, Rein Mullerson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Routledge

This is an important analysis of a key but little-known region, in the wider context of world politics. Central Asia has huge oil and gas resources, divided between five independent states - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan - each with their own problems and interests. The region is energy-rich
The New Great Game
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Lutz Kleveman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-01 - Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

In the tradition of The Prize, Lutz Kleveman gives us the twenty-first-century chapter on the history, passion, and politics of oil and gas resources, and the struggle to control them in a critical part of the world. Using the concept of the "Great Game" that Rudyard Kipling immortalized in his
Jihadi Groups, Nuclear Pakistan, and the New Great Game
Language: en
Pages: 45
Authors: Mohammed E. Ahrari
Categories: Afghanistan
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Strategic Studies Institute

"For the United States and other nations concerned with security in South and Central Asia, one of the most ominous trends has been the growing influence of Jihadist groups in Pakistan which feel obligated to wage holy war against everything that they perceive as non-Islamic. Their objective would be a