- Call for Papers: VOL: 6, ISSUE: 7, Submission Deadline July 31, 2020
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Author(s): Khaled Abdelhafez Fouad Sayed
Abstract:The emergence of huge natural gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean represents a significant factor in changing the map of cooperation and conflict in the region. The article's main hypothesis is that the gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean have a significant geopolitical impact on the relations between Egypt and Israel. The article reviewed the hypothesis by examining the gas deal between Egypt and Israel and its consequences on the relations between both sides.
The article focuses on the geopolitical dimensions and economic feasibility of the Israeli gas deal on Egypt and the potential threats of the proposed Israeli East Med pipeline on Egypt.The article concludes that the massive quantities of natural gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean could act as important drivers for more partnerships and cooperation between Egypt and Israel and might lead to competition and conflicts between the two countries.