The Geopolitics of Energy in South Asia (Hardcover)

The Geopolitics of Energy in South Asia By Marie Lall (Editor) Cover Image
By Marie Lall (Editor)
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Energy security has become a central concern for all the countries in the Asian region and the search for sufficient sources of energy to fuel economic growth has drastically influenced relations among the South Asian countries as well as their respective relations with their neighbours China, Myanmar, Iran, and Afghanistan. The recent nuclear deal between India and the US is also indicative of how energy and power politics are linked and how these new inter-linkages underlie relations between states. This book aims to give a South Asian perspective on the geopolitics of energy, with a central focus on India. The chapters address how India's global and regional foreign policy making has changed in light of India's search for energy and how this is affecting the relationship on a global level between India and the US, as well as on a regional level between India and the other Asian countries. The book also offers views from Pakistan and Bangladesh, as well as how this shifting reality is affecting relations between India and Southeast Asia.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789812308276
ISBN-10: 981230827X
Publisher: Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute
Publication Date: December 30th, 2008
Pages: 276
Language: English