Energy and Sovereignty in the new Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean

Non-refereed Journal Article

Tziarras, Zenonas (2021) Energy and Sovereignty in the new Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean, Oxford Energy Forum: 58–61.

​A series of crises over the past two years and particularly in 2020 have destabilized the eastern Mediterranean and created a number of security and diplomatic problems. With energy resources becoming so central to discussions on eastern Mediterranean affairs, it is widely perceived that newly discovered hydrocarbons are the main drivers of these incidents. But how much of the problem can really be attributed to hydrocarbons, given other underlying issues and the history of regional tensions? 

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