Oil and the Future of U.S. Strategy in the Persian Gulf

Will the so-called “shale revolution” allow the United States to disengage from the Persian Gulf? A rich body of scholarship argues that since the United States no longer depends on imports of Gulf oil, it can extricate itself from the region militarily and even disengage politically with minimal negative repercussions. The United States cannot, in … Continue reading Oil and the Future of U.S. Strategy in the Persian Gulf