http://www.nbr.org - NBR - The National Bureau of Asian Research

2009 Energy Security Conference Report: The New Energy Silk Road: The Growing Asia-Middle East Energy Nexus

PDF free through December 31, 2013


The conference report from NBR’s 2009 Energy Security Conference presents key conference findings and explores the historic shift in energy trade and relations between Asia and the Middle East. Included in the report are the four essays commissioned for the conference focused on the key state players in this growing nexus of energy and political ties: China, India, Saudi Arabia, and Iran. The report also includes a review of the discussion of long-term U.S. energy and strategic interests, as well as the energy and diplomatic roles of Japan, Korea, and Russia in the Middle East.

Download the report:

a href="/publications/element.aspx?id=445">2009 Energy Security Conference Report