Will Israel's Natural-Gas Fields Ever Get Developed?

Tens of trillions of cubic feet of gas lie waiting offshore, with the potential to transform the world’s energy map and perhaps even stabilize the Middle East.


A production platform above Israel’s offshore Tamar natural gas field. Albatross via Getty Images.
A production platform above Israel’s offshore Tamar natural gas field. Albatross via Getty Images.
Observation
Feb. 8 2016
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Arthur Herman is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and the author, most recently, of 1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder (HarperCollins, 2017).


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