Policymakers and scholars have long assumed the US must maintain a military presence in the Middle East to protect access to Persian Gulf oil. Charles L. Glaser and Rosemary A. Kelanic reconsider this policy based on analyses from a multidisciplinary team of political scientists, historians, and economists. The contributors explore topics that factor in critical changes taking place in oil markets, energy technology, and US defense budgets; potential economic costs of disruptions in oil supply; and possible policy options moving forward.
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|Size: ||2.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||Georgetown University Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781626163362 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|