Past event

Research Event

Military Force and US Foreign Energy Policy

Chatham House, London

US and the Americas Programme

Participants

Professor Michael Klare, Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies, Hampshire College, Amherst

Overview

The speaker will contend that the United States is diversifying US oil imports and extending its influence into the Caspian Sea basin and Africa. This could lead not only to deeper US military involvement in these areas but instigate an arms race with Russia and China.