Central Asia and energy security

  title={Central Asia and energy security},
  author={Gawdat Bahgat},
  journal={Asian Affairs},
  pages={1 - 16}
  • G. Bahgat
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • History
  • Asian Affairs
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