By Charles L. Glaser,Rosemary A. Kelanic
Should the USA ask its army to assure the move of oil from the Persian Gulf? If the U.S. safeguard dedication is actually strategically sound, what posture may still the army undertake to guard Persian Gulf oil?
Charles L. Glaser and Rosemary A. Kelanic current a suite of recent essays from a multidisciplinary crew of political scientists, historians, and economists that supply solutions to those questions. members delve right into a variety of significant financial and defense concerns: the industrial expenses of a petrol offer disruption, even if an American withdrawal raises the possibilities of oil-related turmoil, the inner balance of Saudi Arabia, budgetary expenses of the ahead deployment people forces, and the potential of blunting the results of disruptions with funding in substitute power assets. the result's a sequence of daring arguments towards a much-needed revision people coverage towards the Persian Gulf in the course of an period of profound swap in oil markets and the stability of energy within the heart East.
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Crude Strategy: Rethinking the US Military Commitment to Defend Persian Gulf Oil by Charles L. Glaser,Rosemary A. Kelanic