U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf

by George Pratt Shultz

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C

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  • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988 -- Persian Gulf Region.,
  • Economic stabilization -- Persian Gulf Region -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign economic relations.

Edition Notes

Other titlesUS interests in the Persian Gulf.
StatementSecretary Shultz.
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 911.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18045220M

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Editorial Division.]. U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf by George Pratt Shultz; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Economic stabilization, Foreign economic relations, Government policy, Iran-Iraq War, ; Places: United States, Persian Gulf Region.

National interests are those things that a given state deems to be essential to the maintenance of its stability or security. The United States has many interests at stake in the Persian Gulf. Continued support to the allies in the region is in the U.S.

interest, because of the demand in working relationships with Persian Gulf countries that enable a U.S. military presence in the region. Moreover functioning governments in the Persian Gulf are a stronghold against the breed of terrorism and America cannot allow more safe havens for terrorists in the region, as Yemen is evolving to become one.

They have seen the Iran-Iraq war from and the two Gulf Wars with U.S. involvement, that made the Persian Gulf a highly volatile region. Historically, the actions taken by America in the region have been driven by mainly two interests: First, ensuring a continued flow of oil exports of the countries and second, preventing a regional.

Book Description. Robert J. Pauly, Jr examines the history of US foreign policy toward the Greater Middle East in general and focuses specifically on the fundamental economic, military and political causes of the Persian Gulf crisis. Gulf. Use of a Regional Friend U.S. Persian Gulf Policy from the late forties through was aimed at developing close ties and Interdependence between the U.S.

and Iran. In effect, for almost three decades the U.S. supported the U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf book of Iran as a regional friend or surrogate who protected U.S. national interests in the Persian Gulf : Michael S. Dixon. U.S. Security Interests in the Persian Gulf in the s the Persian gulf will pose the greatest challenge for U.S.

security in the s of any region in the world. This is so because it will test U.S. will for in volvement and restraint and call into question the assumptions underlying the U.S.

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Author: United States. Congress. House. A narrow focus on one aspect of U.S. strategic interest and one narrow element of the fight against Islamist extremism can only end in damaging U.S. interests and dividing the Arab Gulf states in ways that ultimately will serve the interest of movements like ISIS and Al Qaida.

It will end up providing aid and comfort to the enemy. US Foreign Policy and the Persian Gulf: Safeguarding American Interests through Selective Multilateralism (US Foreign Policy and Conflict in the Islamic World) 1st Edition.

Find all the books, read about the author, and by: 5. Gulf leaders have long encouraged the vast U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf, believing it deterred aggression and kept them safer.

That Author: David B. Roberts. U.S. National Interests in the Middle East: Is the Persian Gulf a "Bridge Too Far". Donald E. Nuechterlein George quickly Bush to enters review the American White House foreign in January and nationalsecurity he quickly to review American foreign and national security policy in many parts of the world.

Beyond Containment: Defending U.S. Interests in the Persian Gulf. Read preview. Article excerpt. About this report. This report summarizes the key judgments and recommendations of a forthcoming NDU Press book entitled The United States and the Persian Gulf: Redesigning U.S.

Forces for the Post-Containment Era. The report was drafted by. There is really only one major reason for the United States to have much of an interest in the Persian Gulf and that is the fact that the area around the Persian Gulf has much of the world's.

To secure the flow of oil supplies to the West, the U.S. relies on stable relations with the key Gulf states: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Qatar.

The region's dynamic balance of power, however, is inherently destabilizing, which threatens the investment climate and the billions of dollars of international commerce with the Gulf states expected in the next decade.

ENDURING U.S. INTERESTS IN THE PERSIAN GULF REGION The withdrawal of United States’ and coalition troops from protracted conflict in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn) begins a new phase in an established pattern of American interest and involvement in the Persian Gulf region.

This is also why bills coming from Congress questioning the U.S. support for MbS’s Yemen intervention remain critical. Advancing US Interests. Speaking to the Iranian side, President Rouhani has been adamant that the United States not play a direct role in the Persian Gulf Security Agreement.

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Book Description. The "Resource Curse" in the Persian Gulf systematically address the little studied notion of a "resource curse" in relation to the Persian Gulf by examining the historical causes and genesis of the phenomenon and its consequences in a variety of areas, including human development, infrastructural growth, clientelism, state-building and institutional evolution, and societal.

Get this from a library. U.S. interests in and policy toward the Persian Gulf: hearings before the Subcommittee on the Near East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-second Congress, second session.

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on the Near East.]. Maintaining the U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf costs upward of $60 billion a year. Because these forces can also be used elsewhere, that sum is. Persian Gulf Wars, two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent.

The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.,was an armed conflict between Iraq and a coalition of 39 nations including the United States, Britain, Egypt, France, and Saudi Arabia; 28 nations contributed troops.

On 7 May, the U.S. removed four Patriot missile batteries, two jet fighter squadrons and dozens of military personnel from Saudi Arabia while considering a reduction in the U.S. Navy presence in the Persian Gulf. The U.S. decision might be related to the Russia–Saudi Arabia oil price war as it affected the U Director of the Interest Section Mr.

Mehdi Atefat:. The U.S. must determine how best to promote long-term security and stability in the Persian Gulf region while seeking to reduce the risks and costs imposed by its role as a permanent regional power—particularly vis-à-vis Iraq's future, the role of Iran, asymmetric threats, regional tensions, and the roles of other external actors.

Foreign Policy and the Persian Gulf: Safeguarding American Interests Through Selective Multilateralism / Edition 1 available in Hardcover Read an excerpt of this book.

Add to WishlistPrice: $ This adds an important corrective to the binary opposites that frequently characterise modern discourse between the two sides of the Gulf, as alluded to in Potter’s introductory section on the contested nomenclature of the Persian versus Arabian Gulf.

There are three sections to the book. The first, on history and society, contains seven. US Foreign Policy And The Persian Gulf: Safeguarding American Interests Through Selective Multilateralism (U.S.

Foreign Policy and Conflict in the Islamic World) by Robert J., Jr. Pauly and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ASSERTING the existence of these three U.S. national interests in the Persian Gulf does not automatically justify all the actions that the United States took to promote them.

Nor does a belief. Never before has the Persian Gulf region assumed such importance to basic American interests. In the last half century, the Gulf has evolved from an area of peripheral significance to one where events in the region have a direct bearing on security of the U.S.

homeland and on its economic prosperity. The assumption that the Persian Gulf and its environs constitute a potential battleground has been a fixture in U.S. foreign policy and strategy since the Carter administration at least.the Persian Gulf.

The chapters in this book offer a timely and sustainable roadmap for a new U.S. strategy and military posture in the region. The presence of U.S.

forces in the Persian Gulf, particularly in Saudi Arabia, has been a highly contentious issue in the Arab world since the Persian Gulf. VITAL U.S. INTEREST IN PERSIAN GULF OIL.

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