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Unformatted text preview: 2. There was one point made in the conclusions section that I did not agree with. The report explained how Turkmenistan should not abandon the idea of selling its natural gas supply to Asia because of political barriers. I honestly dont believe that this is possible. The main connector country that would connect Turkmenistan to Asia is Iran, and Iran is too unpredictable and unstable as a nation. There have been many political clashes with Iran in the recent past. Iran is trying to develop nuclear weapons, the Iran Hostage Crisis, and general hostility between Iran and Western Nations would not make this a good proposition. Iran cannot be trusted, and putting it in charge of a huge geopolitical process would not be in the best interest of the rest of the world....
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- Fall '10