By Charles L. Glaser,Rosemary A. Kelanic
Should the USA ask its army to assure the circulation of oil from the Persian Gulf? If the USA protection dedication is actually strategically sound, what posture should still the army undertake to guard Persian Gulf oil?
Charles L. Glaser and Rosemary A. Kelanic current a suite of latest essays from a multidisciplinary crew of political scientists, historians, and economists that offer solutions to those questions. individuals delve right into a diversity of significant financial and protection concerns: the industrial bills of a petrol provide disruption, even if an American withdrawal raises the probabilities of oil-related turmoil, the inner balance of Saudi Arabia, budgetary bills of the ahead deployment people forces, and the potential for blunting the results of disruptions with funding in replacement strength 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 switch in oil markets and the stability of energy within the center East.
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Crude Strategy: Rethinking the US Military Commitment to Defend Persian Gulf Oil by Charles L. Glaser,Rosemary A. Kelanic