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U.S. economic and energy security interests in the Persian Gulf

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization.

U.S. economic and energy security interests in the Persian Gulf

hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One-hundredth Congress, second session, July 14, 1988.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Persian Gulf Region -- Strategic aspects.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Persian Gulf Region.,
  • Persian Gulf Region -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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    Other titlesUS economic and energy security interests in the Persian Gulf.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 82 p. ;
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18048934M

    the Middle East’s energy supplies and several communist -leaning regimes rendered it part of the US-Soviet chessboard. In the s the United States expanded its security presence in the region to contain Saddam Hussein’s Iraq and the clerical regime in Iran. At the same time,File Size: KB.   Imports from the Persian Gulf have dropped precipitously, and are projected to fall a further 80 percent by to only , barrels per .

    Persian Gulf to the “New Gulf”: New Book Takes New Approach to U.S. Energy Relationships By Sean Peoples As Americans grow increasingly uneasy with our reliance on oil imports from the Middle East, a new region in Africa—the Gulf of Guinea—is emerging as a pivotal oil exporter. U.S. economic and energy security interests in the Persian Gulf: hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, August 7,

    The U.S. military maintains a significant presence across the Arabian Peninsula but it must now confront a new and emerging dynamic as most Gulf Cooperation Council countries have begun to diversify their political, economic, and security partnerships with countries other than the United States—with many turning to ascending powers such as China, Russia, and India.   "The U.S. has been the guarantor of the sea lanes and the Gulf producers because we felt that was vital to U.S. energy security interests," says Herberg of the National Bureau of Asian Research.


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Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Persian Gulf oil accounts for less than five percent of America's energy consumption. Japan, which is highly dependent on Gulf oil, did not send troops, while.

Energy security is a complex issue and, in the case of the United States, is ensured when the nation can deliver energy economically, reliably, in an environmentally sound way, and safely in quantities sufficient to support the growing economy and defense needs [3].This will require policies that support expansion of the energy supply and delivery infrastructure (with sufficient.

@article{osti_, title = {Oman: Economic, social and strategic developments}, author = {Pridham, B R}, abstractNote = {Oman is an important country for the West, both as an oil exporter and as a key ally strategically placed at the entrance to the Arab Gulf.

This book provides an overview of recent economic, social and political developments in Oman. Start studying U.S. Since Final. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Drew on resources of member nations to make economic development loans to federal governments. Asserted the United States' determination to protect its interests in the Persian Gulf. Yuppies. Young, urban professionals. Given the close interrelatedness of the Western economic system, access to Persian Gulf oil is clearly a vital U.S.

national interest.7 Moreover, U.S. economic interests in the gulf region extend beyond the area to include economic markets and available investment capital generated by the gulf oil : Michael S.

Dixon. As head of the elite Quds brigade of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp, Soleimani was seen as the biggest single threat to U.S. foreign policy interests in the region. Tensions and security are already high around oil, which has become a target over the last 12 months in the Persian Gulf and its key shipping lanes.

Who should maintain the future security of the Persian Gulf. This question looms large in the minds of policymakers in the United States, Western Europe, Japan and, of course, the Persian Gulf states. The fact that this question is raised with a deep sense of urgency in numerous capitals of the world indicates the extent to which Iran was perceived as having Cited by: My work on these issues will result in a book on changing U.S.

interests in the Middle East and suggest that the United States needs to define its interests. The directive articulated U.S. interests in the region and the four principles that would guide U.S. policy during the crisis--including the "immediate, complete, and unconditional withdrawal of all Iraqi forces from Kuwait" and "a commitment to the security and stability of the Persian Gulf.".

The U.S. military maintains a significant presence across the Arabian Peninsula but it must now confront a new and emerging dynamic as most Gulf Cooperation Council countries have begun to diversify their political, economic, and security partnerships with countries other than the United States―with many turning to ascending powers such as China, Russia, and India.5/5(1).

Mutual strategic interests in the Middle East and Persian Gulf regions. Among the issues they addressed were economic interests in energy resources, security concerns, and.

Iran and the United States are both interested in upholding the Persian Gulf’s maritime security, combating extremist groups, and ensuring the free flow of oil and energy; these areas of mutual.

Most Persian Gulf Arabs and their leaders felt threatened after Iraq’s seizure of Kuwait and were grateful for the strong U.S. leadership in the war against Saddam Hussein’s regime.

At the same time, there is an enormous amount of cynicism regarding U.S. motives in waging that war. The Influence of U.S.

Policy on Security in the Region: The most effective faucets of U.S. policy in the Persian Gulf are manifest in military alliances with Saudi Arabia and other GCC a decreasing dependency on Middle Eastern oil, a continued U.S.

military presence in the Gulf is required to maintain healthy relationships. The Persian Gulf is a different matter entirely.

Iran cannot be allowed to dominate the region, and the continued safety of energy exports from the Gulf is a core US National Security priority. Afghanistan is a war of choice – defending the Persian Gulf is a necessity.

The U.S. began a buildup of its military presence in the region to deter what it regards as a planned campaign of belligerency by Iran and its non-state allies to attack American forces and interests in the gulf and Iraq.

PMF and Kata'ib Hezbollah were targeted by U.S. airstrikes, claiming their proxy belligerent role on the orders of Iran. In JuneIran shot down an. Rather than enhance U.S. national security and economic well being, the brandishing of U.S.

military power in the Persian Gulf has undermined genuine American economic and political interests, he argues. The Economic Costs of Persian Gulf Oil Supply Disruptions Kenneth R. Vincent 4. Saudi Arabian Oil and U.S. Interests Thomas W. Lippman 5. After America: The Flow of Persian Gulf Oil in the Absence of the U.S.

Military Force Joshua Rovner 6. U.S. Spending on its Military Commitments to the Persian Gulf Eugene Gholz 7. Few issues in international affairs and energy security animate thinkers more than the classic topic of hegemony, and the case of the Persian Gulf presents particularly fertile ground for considering this concept.

Since the s, the region has undergone tumultuous changes, with dramatic shifts in the diplomatic, military, and economic roles of the United States, China, and. U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf did not prevent the disruptions, nor did it ease the resulting economic pain. In addition, the balance of .Octavius Pinkard, Christopher Newport University, USA 'This book offers a sweeping and provocative assessment of US policies, both successes and failures, in a region that remains crucial to the security and well-being of the United States - the Persian by: 5.