Caspian states jockey for position over its status as sea or lake
The region around the Caspian Sea plays a role in many of the world’s most daunting challenges. From the rise of Islamic extremism to Russia’s resurgence to Iran’s renewed assertiveness, the largest enclosed body of water on earth figures in the problems’ address book. It is rich in natural resources and sandwiched between two of the globe’s most energy hungry markets – Europe and Asia. The tug of war for control of those resources may come down to whether the Caspian is officially designated a sea or a lake, with huge geopolitical implications for the five nations that border it – and for the whole of Europe and the broader region.
To unlock the Caspian’s oil and gas potential, Azerb...
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