ENERGY SECURITY

The Shaping of Grand Strategy

Europe and other democracies must have a grand strategy to deal with threats of 21st century. Other then diplomacy EU in era of cybersecurity and terrorism can use tools of grand strategy to prevent attacks in Europe in elsewhere.(Intelligence Unit of CSSD)

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Why Does Putin Care Who Runs a Tiny Balkan Nation?

Ladka Bauerova-Russian leaders, whose conflict with Ukraine has seen them tussling with eastern Europe’s largest country, are now turning their gaze to a Balkan nation with fewer residents than Brooklyn. There’s a common theme, though: gas pipelines. Macedonia, a statelet of 2 million people carved from the ruins of Yugoslavia, is struggling with rampant corruption and lingering ethnic tensions. Premier ...

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Balkans: A Battleground for the US-Russia Struggle for the Geostrategic Control of Eurasia

Dr. Thrassy N. Marketos-For reasons both of world strategy and control over natural resources, the US administration is determined to secure for itself a dominant role in Eurasia. The immediate task of the American power in ‘volatile Eurasia’ has been described as ‘to ensure that no state or combination of states gains the ability to expel the US or even ...

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By 2030 Western Balkan States to invest $73 billion in energy sector

-Demand for energy is expected to increase by as much as 70% in the Western Balkans over the next two decades. -Improved energy efficiency measures in public buildings around the region represent savings of up to 40% of total energy consumption, which can help ensure more secure and reliable energy supply to fuel economic growth. -The World Bank Group, with ...

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Map:China’s Silk Route in the Balkans

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Hungary, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey sign declaration on energy cooperation

Hungary Today-A pentalateral ministerial meeting initiated by the Hungarian Foreign Ministry was held in Budapest, on the issue of the future energy supply of the Central and South-East European region. The Foreign Affairs Ministers of Serbia, Greece and Macedonia and the Minister for EU Affairs of Turkey were welcomed by Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán on Tuesday morning in the Parliament. ...

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The Western Balkans and EU energy security

By Jakov Milatovic and Peter Sanfey(EBRD) Energy security is a topic of growing concern to many EU countries and the Western Balkans, here defined as Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia, could play a role in improving that security through possible investment in liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and new gas pipelines. The Western Balkans ...

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EU expansion strategy in the Balkans

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