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Oil and World Politics

The real story of today's conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more

This book identifies the underlying role played by the oil and gas resource and the oil industry in international affairs, with a focus on recent conflict zones. It discusses military … 280 View
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Petroleum and Geopolitics

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Discusses petroleum, the most valuable commodity in world trade, and its ties to politics and power. Introduces the links between governments and oil corporations, the history of petrodollars in … 30 $3.00 Add
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Iraq: A Quest for Control

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Documents the official reasons for the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the quest for control of Iraq’s oil wealth. The post-2003 Iraqi government resisted opening oil to foreign ownership, … 19 $1.90 Add
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Syria: A Tale of Two Pipelines

From: Oil and World Politics

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Analyzes the Syrian conflict, in which Big Powers (US, Russia) and regional powers (Iran, Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey) clash over Sunni-Shia divisions, terrorism, and petroleum. Initial … 31 $3.10 Add
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Iran: Out of the Cold?

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Analyzes Iran as an independent regional power with immense oil and gas resources and a century-long history of Western interference. Recent disputes centred on the Western assumption that Iran … 23 $2.30 Add
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Libya: NATO Creates a Failed State

From: Oil and World Politics

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Analyzes how NATO countries, including Canada, interpreted a UN resolution as justifying an aerial war against Libya in 2011, claimed humanitarian motives (Responsibility to Protect), and … 17 $1.70 Add
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Maritime Trade Routes and Conflict

From: Oil and World Politics

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Discusses five strategic waterways (Strait of Hormuz, Mandab Strait, Suez Canal, Strait of Malacca, South China Sea) which are geopolitically vital as petroleum trade routes from the Middle East. … 24 $2.40 Add
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Afghanistan: The TAPI Pipeline

From: Oil and World Politics

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Discusses Afghanistan’s geopolitically strategic location between Central and South Asia, and the long-planned pipeline from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India (TAPI). … 20 $2.00 Add
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Ukraine and Pipeline Rivalry: Two Narratives

From: Oil and World Politics

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Analyzes the two narratives (US/NATO and Russian) relating to the change of government in 2014, the civil war and sanctions. Considers energy security issues: Ukraine’s reliability as the … 40 $4.00 Add
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Economic Skirmishes and Pressures: Whose Oil Is It?

From: Oil and World Politics

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Discusses economic pressures on oil-producing countries to conform to the Washington Consensus. Examines the use of the IMF, World Bank and regional development banks to promote neoliberalism, … 38 $3.80 Add
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The Petroleum Game: New Realities

From: Oil and World Politics

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Discusses the patterns of Western military and economic interventions during the twenty-first century, and petroleum’s largely hidden role in world politics. US pressures have influenced … 26 $2.60 Add
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Empire and Communications

From: Essential Readings in Canadian Government and Politics, 2nd Edition

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Excerpt of a 1950 book by Harold Innis examining the significance of the role of communication in the development of western society. ; ; 3 $0.30 Add