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Taiwan's Energy Security Battle
April 18, 2011
Taiwan's Energy Security Battle
Taiwan is heavily dependent on imports of oil to meet its energy needs. But what happens if ties cool with Beijing?
Taiwan's Energy Security Battle
Has Chavez Given the Farm to China?
March 05, 2011
Has Chavez Given the Farm to China?
Hugo Chavez has been keen to boost China’s prospects of surpassing the US as a superpower. But are his energy deals good for Venezuela?
Has Chavez Given the Farm to China?
Chinese Pipe Dreams
January 03, 2011
Chinese Pipe Dreams
The Russia-China oil pipeline has been headline news. But is the match of biggest oil producer and largest energy consumer one made in heaven?
Chinese Pipe Dreams
Japan’s Missed Opportunity?
October 22, 2010
Japan’s Missed Opportunity?
Tokyo reportedly turns down Beijing’s offer to jointly develop oil and gas deposits off disputed islets.
Japan’s Missed Opportunity?
February 02, 2009
The Impact Of Somali Piracy
Graham Cooke explores the link between piracy and Islamic extremism in the Gulf of Aden.
The Impact Of Somali Piracy
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