Accession Number : AD0780004
Title : The Strategic Importance of the Persian Gulf Region to the United States.
Descriptive Note : Student essay,
Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
Personal Author(s) : Woods,William B.
Report Date : 20 OCT 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 33
Abstract : The essay examines the Persian Gulf region as a continuing source of oil to meet the energy requirements of the United States and the free world. Specifically, it investigates the importance of Gulf oil, the effects of the British withdrawal, and the external force at work in the area affecting the future United States strategic interests. (Modified author abstract)
Descriptors : *United States government, *Middle East, *Gulfs, *Fuel oil, Foreign policy, Natural resources, USSR
Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE