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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Hall, Traci E.
St. Charles, Ill. : Medallion, 2009
|Material Type:||Document, Fiction, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Traci E Hall
|ISBN:||9781605420530 1605420530 9781605423128 1605423122 9781605423180 1605423181|
|Description:||1 online resource (479 pages)|
|Contents:||CONTENTS 1/ Trading Blood for Oil PART I / A HISTORY OF OIL AND THE USE OF MILITARY POWER TO CONTROL SUPPLIES 2 / American Dominance in Oil 3 / Iran, Iraq, World War I and the Interwar Years 4 / World War II 5 / The Cold War 6 / Three Cartels: The Seven Sisters, the Texas Railroad Commission, and OPEC 7 / Another Middle East War and Embargo, Shortages, and Price Rises 8 / The Carter Doctrine 9 / 1980s: European Dependence on Soviet Energy and the Iran-Iraq War 10 / The US-Iraq Wars 11 / The Oil Market Today PART II / MYTHS ABOUT OIL AND ITS MARKET 12 / Myth 1: No Viable Market Exists for Oil 13 / Myth 2: Big Oil Colludes with OPEC to Stick Consumers With High Prices 14 / Myth 3: Global Oil Production Has Peaked and the World Is Running Out of Oil 15 / Myth 4: Oil Is a Special Product or Even Strategic 16 / Myth 5: A Strategic Petroleum Reserve Is Needed in Case of Emergency 17/ Myth 6: The U.S. Should Become Independent of Oil, Foreign Oil, or Overseas Energy 18 / Myth 7: Oil Price Spikes Cause Economic Catastrophes 19/ Myth 8: U.S. Policy Is to Maintain the Flow of Oil At the Lowest Possible Price 20 / Myth 9: Possession of Oil Means Economic and Political Power 21 / Myth 10: The United States Must Defend Autocratic Saudi Arabia because of Oil 22 / Myth 11: Dependence of Europe on Russian Energy Is a Threat to U.S. Security PART III / NO NEED TO USE MILITARY POWER TO SAFEGUARD FOREIGN OIL 23 / Safeguarding Oil with Military Power Is Mercantilism and Imperialism 24 / Threats To or From Oil PART IV / Policy Prescriptions Notes Index About the Author|
|Responsibility:||Traci E. Hall.|
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