The Militarization of Energy: A Sustainable Challenge for the EU?

Paper presented at the fourth workshop of the European Security and Defence Forum (ESDF) on "A New European Security Architecture?", London, 11 November 2010.

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London, Chatham House, 11 November 2010, 19 p.
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11/11/2010

1. Introduction: Militarization of Energy
2. The EU Dependence on Foreign Oil and Gas Resources
3. Security of Supplies
4. Emerging “Hard-Security” Threats
    Access to disputed resources
    Security of sea lanes
    Rebels, insurgencies and regional conflicts
    The threat of international terrorism
5. Militarising Energy?
6. What Role for the EU?
Conclusions

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