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Author Cole, Bernard D., 1943-

Title Sea lanes and pipelines : energy security in Asia / Bernard D. Cole
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 262 pages) : maps
Series PSI reports
PSI reports (Westport, Conn.)
Contents Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Geography of the Region; 3 Energy in Asia; 4 Getting the Oil: Pipelines Ashore; 5 Getting the Oil: Ships at Sea; 6 Threats to the Sea Lines of Communication; 7 Maritime Sovereignty Disputes; 8 Maritime Strategies in Asia; 9 Naval Forces in Asia; 10 Maritime Security and Multilateralism in Asia; 11 Conclusion: Future Scenarios; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary An unprecedented description of the critical energy situation throughout Asia, this book examines the energy resources, naval forces, and national strategies of the nations of that vast landmass, set against the priorities and resources of the United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Energy industries -- East Asia.
Energy policy -- East Asia.
Freedom of the seas.
Petroleum industry and trade -- East Asia.
Sea-power -- East Asia.
Shipping -- East Asia.
Trade routes -- Security measures.
Far East -- Strategic aspects.
Pacific Area -- Strategic aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 027599645X (alk. paper)
0275996468 (electronic bk.)
9780275996451 (alk. paper)
9780275996468 (electronic bk.)