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“Required reading for those seeking to understand the strategic-level importance of energy interests and economics in the area of foreign policy. It will have a valued place on my desk.”—Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, International Energy Agency

“The illustrious array of international energy experts...provides a thorough, insightful, and compelling analysis of the new challenges and opportunities facing the world energy community today.”—Abdalla Salem El Badri, Secretary General, OPEC

“Path-breaking...a roadmap for energy empowerment in the 21st century. The analysis is based on solid research, and the recommendations are well written, well organized, and cogently argued.”—Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution and former US Deputy Secretary of State

Chapter List

James R. Schlesinger

Richard G. Lugar

Jane Harman



Jan H. Kalicki and David L. Goldwyn

Part I. The Global Framework
1. The Global Energy Outlook
Richard G. Newell and Stuart Iler
2. Energy Security and Markets
Daniel Yergin
3. The Gas Promise
David G. Victor
4. Valuing Safety Even When the Market Doesn’t Notice
William K. Reilly
5. OPEC: Can the Cartel Survive Another 50 Years?
Amy Myers Jaffe and Edward L. Morse
6. Energy Sector Governance in the 21st Century
William C. Ramsay
Commentary on Part I
Chakib Khelil

Part II. Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic
7. European Gas Supply Security: Unfinished Business
Pierre Noël
8. Russia and Eurasia
Julia Nanay and Jan H. Kalicki
9. The Arctic: Promise or Peril?
Charles Emmerson
Commentary on Part II
Alexander V. Gorban

Part III. The Middle East and Africa
10. Iraq, Iran, and the Gulf Region
J. Robinson West and Raad Alkadiri
11. North Africa and the Mediterranean
Fareed Mohamedi
12. Sub-Saharan Africa
Phillip van Niekerk and Aaron Sayne
Commentary on Part III
Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah

Part IV. The Pacific Rim
13. China, India, and Asian Energy
Amy Myers Jaffe and Kenneth B Medlock III
14. Japan, Southeast Asia, and Australia
Mikkal E. Herberg
Commentary on Part IV
J. Bennett Johnston

Part V. The Western Hemisphere
15. North America
Shirley Neff and Angelina LaRose
16. Latin America
Thomas F. “Mack” McLarty
Commentary on Part V
Michelle Michot Foss

Part VI. Toward a New Energy Security Strategy
17. Technology Development and Energy Security
Melanie A. Kenderdine and Ernest J. Moniz
18. Electricity Access in Emerging Markets
Charles K. Ebinger and John P. Banks
19. Governance, Transparency, and Sustainable Development
Charles McPherson
20. Managing Strategic Reserves
Michelle Billig Patron and David L. Goldwyn
21. Energy, Environment, and Climate: Framework and Tradeoffs
Michael Levi
22. National Security, Energy, Climate Change: New Paradigm; New Strategy; New Governance
Leon Fuerth
23. The Challenge of Politics
Frank Verrastro and Kevin Book
Commentary on Part VI
John M. Deutch

Conclusion: Energy, Security, and Foreign Policy
Jan H. Kalicki and David L. Goldwyn

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