The profits of power: Commerce and realpolitik in Eurasia

  title={The profits of power: Commerce and realpolitik in Eurasia},
  author={R. Abdelal},
  journal={Review of International Political Economy},
  pages={421 - 456}
  • R. Abdelal
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Review of International Political Economy
  • ABSTRACT Although the energy trade is the single most important element of nearly all European countries’ relations with Russia, Europe has been divided by both worldview and practice. Why, in the face of the common challenge of dependence on imported Russian gas, have national reactions to such vulnerability varied so dramatically across the continent? And why have a handful of French, German, and Italian corporations somehow taken responsibility for formulating the energy strategy – and thus… CONTINUE READING
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