Any understanding of the complex politics of the post-Soviet Caucasus presupposes an understanding of the relationship between the transportation of Azerbaijan's oil, inter-state relations and ethnic conflicts. Energy and Security in the Caucasus is a contribution to the debate revolving around the geo-politics of the Caucasus.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Preface Abbreviations Introduction 1. Azerbaijan's oil and the pipeline question 2. Pipeline politics and ethnic conflict in Azerbaijan 3. Pipeline politics and ethnic conflict in the North Caucasus 4. Pipeline politics and ethnic conflict in Georgia 5. Pipeline politics and ethnic conflict in Turkey 6. The pipeline competition and inter-state rivalry 7. The pipeline competition and inter-state co-operation 8. Risk management for pipeline development and operation in the Caucasus Conclusions Appendices Notes Bibliography Index
Dr Emmanuel Karagiannis has taught international politics at the University of Hull where he obtained his Doctorate in 1999, and is now a political and security analyst specializing in the Black Sea and the Caucasus regions.