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The New Energy Dynamics for Israel and Its Neighbors

09/20/2016

From ‘making the desert bloom’ to establishing perhaps the world’s first ‘start-up nation’ as a global hub for technology, Israel has an impressive history of economic innovation and resilience. Now with the discovery of the massive Leviathan gas field and other possible energy developments, Israel has the opportunity in the near future to not only become largely energy independent, but also an exporter of natural gas. How will these new energy advancements reshape not just the economy of Israel, but also many of its neighbors’? And how might these changes impact Israel’s relationship with Egypt, Turkey, Jordan and others in the region?

Hosted by: World Affairs Council of Greater Houston