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
      Fuels

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE