Wilson Center Experts
Arbakhan K. Magomedov
Examination of the pipeline politics, and Russia’s interest in the Caspian sea. Magomedov asks how this resource wealth will affect the region’s future, as measured through economic development and inter-regional ties. Further, he examines its potential impact on internal instabilities. The analysis focuses on the conflict between national policy and current regional interests in the context of the globalized economy.