petrostate


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petrostate

(ˈpɛtrəˌsteɪt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) derogatory a small oil-rich country in which institutions are weak and wealth and power are concentrated in the hands of a few
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Some have speculated that Russia or another petrostate was behind the hack--an idea that gained new currency in the wake of the 2016 election.
Under Col Muammar el-Qaddafi, Libya was a classic petrostate, and it remains that today.
The New York Times ran a curtain raiser suggesting that Trump might succeed in pulling Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and even Indonesia into a petrostate coalition to weaken or overturn the Paris Agreement.
Under Colonel Moamer Qadhafi, Libya was a classic petrostate, and it remains that today.
The ambitious and thrusting petrostate of Qatar may seem a strange match for the peaceful bastion of traditionalism that is the Goodwood estate, but the two make surprisingly appropriate bedfellows.
Following the Money in Africa's Newest PetroState 42 (2005), http://www.
Britain has become a petrostate, and London an oil city, extracting wealth from fossil fuels from Nigeria to the North Sea, from Azerbaijan to Egypt.
Modern Azerbaijan is a typical Middle-Eastern petrostate ruled by a classical Middle-Eastern despotia, where political (and
Third was the 1979 Iranian Revolution, which reoriented the petrostate away from the West.
That money landed with the oil exporters--oil sheiks and petrostate autocrats--who then bought financial assets in the U.
Goldman, Putin, Power and the New Russia: Petrostate, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008), p.